Ignacio, Roy


Rank: Staff Sergeant

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

MOS: 11D – Armor Reconnaissance Specialist

Awards: Bronze Star Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, Purple Heart Medal, Army Good Conduct Medal with Three Oak Leaf Clusters, 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: 25-Apr-1942

Hometown: Wahiawa, Hawaii

Marital status: Never Married

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Entered service: 21-May-1961

Start of tour: 26-Oct-1970

Incident date: 25-May-1971

Date of casualty: 25-May-1971

Age at death: 29

Cause of death: Hostile, died. Unknown. Misadventure.
Roy Ignacio was killed while at a night defensive position when the area came under attack by a hostile force. / At night defensive position (NDP), received hostile mortar attack, rocket propelled grenades (RPG) and small arms fire (SAF).

Location of fatality: Hua Nghia, South Vietnam, XT 559 275

Place of interment: National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA

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Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 03W 054 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)


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