Frey, Jesse Clifford


Rank: Corporal

Unit: B Troop, 1st Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment

MOS: 11B – Infantryman

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: Selected Service

Date of birth: 23-Jun-1949

Hometown: Bellflower, California

Marital status: Married to Adell C. Frey

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Entered service: 10-Jun-1969

Start of tour: 4-Dec-1969

Incident date: 25-Feb-1970

Date of casualty: 25-Feb-1970

Age at death: 20

Cause of death: Hostile, died. Explosive Device. Other explosive device.
Jesse Clifford Frey was killed while driver of a military vehicle on a combat operation when a mine detonated. / Driver of Armored Cavalry Assault Vehicle (ACAV) on reconnaissance mission.  Vehicle detonated hostile mine.

Location of fatality: Tay Ninh, South Vietnam, XT 380 856

Place of interment: Rose Hills Memorial Park, Whittier, California, USA

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Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 13W 053 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)


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