VIETNAM - GREEN, EUGENE

Green, Eugene

VIETNAM - GREEN, EUGENE
GREEN, EUGENE

Rank: Private First Class

Unit: A 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: Presidential Unit Citation, Vietnamese Gallantry Cross with Palm device

Enlisted by: Selected Service

Date of birth: 24-Jan-1947

Hometown: Swainsboro, Georgia

Marital status: Never Married

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Entered service: 4-Oct-1967

Start of tour: 10-Apr-1968

Incident date: 16-May-1968

Date of casualty: 16-May-1968

Age at death: 21

Cause of death: Hostile, died. Grenade. Multiple fragmentation wounds.
Eugene Green died from wounds received while on combat operation when hit by fragments from hostile projectile.

Location of fatality: Hua Nghia, South Vietnam, XT 599 069*

Place of interment: Swainsboro City Cemetery, Swainsboro, Georgia, USA

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

Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 61E 010 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)

 

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