VIETNAM - GORDON, GLENN RAYMOND

Gordon, Glenn Raymond

VIETNAM - GORDON, GLENN RAYMOND
GORDON, GLENN RAYMOND

Rank: Private First Class

Unit: I Troop, 3rd 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: 24-Apr-1948

Hometown: Abington, Massachusetts

Marital status: Never Married

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Entered service: 30-Jan-1968

Start of tour: 28-Nov-1968

Incident date: 3-Mar-1969

Date of casualty: 3-Mar-1969

Age at death: 20

Cause of death: Hostile, died. Explosive Device. Other explosive device.
Glenn Raymond Gordon died from wound received while on combat operation when hostile booby trap detonated. / On reconnaissance in force mission when hit by fragments from hostile booby trap.

Location of fatality: Binh Duong, South Vietnam, XT 876 267

Place of interment: Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree, Massachusetts, USA

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

Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 30W 023 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)

 

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