VIETNAM - GRAVLEY, JAMES THOMAS

Gravley, James Thomas

VIETNAM - GRAVLEY, JAMES THOMAS
GRAVLEY, JAMES THOMAS

Rank: Staff Sergeant

Unit: H Company, 2nd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment

MOS: 11E – Armor Crewman

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: 30-Jun-1935

Hometown: Pulaski, Virginia

Marital status: Married to Anita S. Gravley, two sons, one daughter

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Entered service: 7-May-1958

Start of tour: 4-Aug-1968

Incident date: 24-Jan-1969

Date of casualty: 24-Jan-1969

Age at death: 33

Cause of death: Hostile, died. Explosive Device. Other explosive device.
James Thomas Gravley died from wounds and burns received while commander of military vehicle on a combat operation when the vehicle hit a hostile mine.

Location of fatality: Binh Duong, South Vietnam

Place of interment: Highland Memory Gardens, Dublin, Virginia, USA

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

Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 34W 070 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)

 

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