Henrich, Myllin Gerald


Rank: Staff Sergeant

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

Enlisted by: Regular

Date of birth: 18-Mar-1946

Hometown: Akron, Iowa

Marital status: Never Married

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Entered service: 27-Nov-1968

Start of tour: 14-Nov-1969

Incident date: 23-Jun-1970

Date of casualty: 23-Jun-1970

Age at death: 24

Cause of death: Hostile, died. Artillery/Mortar/Rocket. Artillery, rocket, or mortar.
Myllin Gerald Henrich was killed while at a night defensive position when the area came under mortar attack by a hostile force. / At night defensive position (NDP).  Received hostile mortar attack.

Location of fatality: Cambodia, XU 438 142

Place of interment: Saint Patricks Cemetery, Akron, Iowa, USA

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Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 09W 083 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)


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