VIETNAM - JONES, MICHAEL LEON

Jones, Michael Leon

VIETNAM - JONES, MICHAEL LEON
JONES, MICHAEL LEON

Rank: Specialist 4

Unit: E Troop, 2nd 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: Vietnamese Gallantry Cross with Palm device

Enlisted by: Regular

Date of birth: 20-Dec-1947

Hometown: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Marital status: Never Married

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Start of tour: 2-Sep-1967

Incident date: 27-Dec-1967

Date of casualty: 27-Dec-1967

Age at death: 20

Cause of death: Hostile, died. Unknown. Other causes.
Michael Leon Jones died as the result of injuries received when the military vehicle in which he was passenger went over an embankment while on road security mission.

Location of fatality: Gia Dinh, South Vietnam

Place of interment: Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA

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

Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 32E 075 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)

 

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