VIETNAM - GALLARDO, JOHNNY JOE

Gallardo, Johnny Joe

VIETNAM - GALLARDO, JOHNNY JOE
GALLARDO, JOHNNY JOE

Rank: Sergeant

Unit: M Company, 3rd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment

MOS: 11E – Armor Crewman

Awards: National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal

Unit awards: Vietnamese Gallantry Cross with Palm device

Enlisted by: Regular

Date of birth: 22-Feb-1949

Hometown: Wasco, California

Marital status: Never Married

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Entered service: 21-Oct-1968

Start of tour: 26-Aug-1969

Incident date: 27-Feb-1970

Date of casualty: 27-Feb-1970

Age at death: 21

Cause of death: Non-hostile, died of other causes. Other Accident. Other accident.
Johnny Joe Gallardo was killed while on a combat operation when a mortar round directed at a hostile force landed in the area. / On ambush patrol. Hit by fragments from mortar rounds during H&I mission.

Location of fatality: Tay Ninh, South Vietnam, XT 400 840

Place of interment: Wasco Memorial Park, Wasco, California, USA

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

Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 13W 063 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)

 

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