VIETNAM - HEALY, THOMAS EDWARD

Healy, Thomas Edward

VIETNAM - HEALY, THOMAS EDWARD
HEALY, THOMAS EDWARD

Rank: Sergeant

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

MOS: 11D – Armor Reconnaissance Specialist

Awards: National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal

Badges: Combat Infantryman Badge

Unit awards: Valorous Unit Award, Vietnamese Gallantry Cross with Palm device

Enlisted by: Selected Service

Date of birth: 22-Aug-1949

Hometown: Kenton, Ohio

Marital status: Never Married

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Entered service: 3-Mar-1969

Start of tour: 24-Feb-1970

Incident date: 14-May-1970

Date of casualty: 8-Jun-1970

Age at death: 20

Cause of Death: Non-hostile, died of illness/injury. Illness. Illness or disease.
Thomas Edward Healy went on sick call (had meningoencephalitis) and was admitted to the 12th Evacuation Hospital, Chu Chi,  on 14 May 1970 at 0800 hrs, placed on Very Serious Injury (VSI) list 14 May 1970 at 1800 hrs, and later expired.

Location of fatality: Cambodia, XU 366 159

Place of interment: Saint Marys Cemetery, Kenton, Ohio, USA

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

Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 09W 027 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)

 

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