VIETNAM - JORDAN, ARTHUR LEE

Jordan, Arthur Lee

VIETNAM - JORDAN, ARTHUR LEE
JORDAN, ARTHUR LEE

Rank: Sergeant

Unit: I Troop, 3rd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment

MOS: 94B – Food Service Specialist

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

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

Enlisted by: Selected Service

Date of birth: 16-Jan-1945

Hometown: Greenville, South Carolina

Marital status: Never Married

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Start of tour: 1-Aug-1967

Incident date: 29-Apr-1968

Date of casualty: 29-Apr-1968

Age at death: 23

Cause of death: Hostile, died of wounds. Artillery/Mortar/Rocket. Artillery, rocket, or mortar.
Arthur Lee Jordan died from metal fragment wound received while in command post when hit by fragments from hostile mortar round. He was hospitalized at the 12th Evacuation Hospital, Cu Chi, and placed on the Very Seriously Injured (VSI) list on 29 Apr 1968 and later expired.

Location of fatality: Hua Nghia, South Vietnam

Place of interment: Graceland West Cemetery and Mausoleum, Greenville, South Carolina, USA

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Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 53E 002 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)

 

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