Gidvilas, Michael


Rank: Specialist 4

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

MOS: 64B – Heavy Vehicle Driver

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: 18-Sep-1946

Hometown: Granby, Connecticut

Marital status: Never Married

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Entered service: 25-May-1965

Start of tour: 2-Feb-1967

Incident date: 7-Sep-1967

Date of casualty: 7-Sep-1967

Age at death: 20

Cause of death: Non-hostile, died of other causes. Unknown. Intentional homicide.
Exact circumstances unknown at this time. Investigation is in progress.

Location of fatality: South Vietnam

Place of interment: Saint Bernard Cemetery, Simsbury, Connecticut, USA

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Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 26E 024 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)


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