VIETNAM - HOOVER, THOMAS LEE

Hoover, Thomas Lee

VIETNAM - HOOVER, THOMAS LEE
HOOVER, THOMAS LEE

Rank: First Lieutenant

Unit: E Troop, 2nd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment

MOS: 1204 – Armored Reconnaissance Unit Commander

Awards: Bronze Star Medal with Valor Device, Purple Heart Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal

Unit awards: Vietnamese Gallantry Cross with Palm device

Enlisted by: Regular

Date of birth: 19-Mar-1944

Hometown: Benton, Arkansas

Marital status: Married to Carol A. Hoover

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Entered service: 29-May-1966

Start of tour: 13-Jul-1967

Incident date: 27-Sep-1967

Date of casualty: 27-Sep-1967

Age at death: 23

Cause of death: Hostile, died. Explosive Device. Other explosive device.
Thomas Lee Hoover died as the result of multiple fragment wounds received when the military vehicle in which he was passenger his a hostile mine.

Location of fatality: Quang Tin, South Vietnam

Place of interment: Ebenezer Cemetery, Tull, Arkansas, USA

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Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 27E 020 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)

 

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