Greever, Harold Lee


Rank: Staff Sergeant

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

MOS: 11B – Infantryman

Awards: Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, Army Good Conduct Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, 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: 11-Sep-1940

Hometown: Hinton, West Virginia

Marital status: Married to Anna M. Greever, one son, one daughter

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Entered service: 3-Feb-1959

Start of tour: 17-Oct-1968

Incident date: 13-Apr-1969

Date of casualty: 13-Apr-1969

Age at death: 28

Cause of death: Hostile, died. Grenade. Multiple fragmentation wounds.
Harold Lee Greever was killed while commander of a military vehicle on a combat operation when encountered a hostile force. / Track commander on Armored Personnel Carrier (APC) when engaged hostile force in firefight.

Ten Blackhorse troopers died as a result of this incident:
SP4 Larry Bruce Barfield
SP4 Robert Jay Brinkman
SFC Harry Payne Burton Jr
SP4 Charles Chandler
SP4 Gary John Dasher
SSG Harold Lee Greever
SP4 Kenneth Vern Jensen
SGT Bruce Ervin Johnson
SGT Terry Edward Jones
SGT Joseph Anthony Oreto

Location of fatality: Tay Ninh, South Vietnam, XT 428 557

Place of interment: Greenbrier Burial Park, Hinton, West Virginia, USA

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Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 27W 073 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)


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