Frady, David Wayne


Rank: Specialist 4

Unit: E Troop, 2nd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment

MOS: 11D – Armor Reconnaissance Specialist

Awards: Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal

Badges: Combat Infantryman Badge

Unit awards: Vietnamese Gallantry Cross with Palm device

Enlisted by: Regular

Date of birth: 3-Aug-1951

Hometown: Waynesville, North Carolina

Marital status: Never Married

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Entered service: 9-Apr-1970

Start of tour: 15-Jun-1971

Incident date: 22-Aug-1971

Date of casualty: 22-Aug-1971

Age at death: 20

Cause of death: Hostile, died. Small Arms Fire. Gun or small arms fire.
David Wayne Frady was killed while he was moving into a night defensive position when the area came under attack by a hostile force.

Two Blackhorse troopers died in this incident:
SP5 Billy Wayne Disheroon
SP4 David Wayne Frady

Location of fatality: Binh Thuy, South Vietnam, XT 924 239

Place of interment: Garrett-Hillcrest Memorial Park, Waynesville, North Carolina, USA

View this soldier‘s Find a Grave page (opens in a new window)

Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 03W 136 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)


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