VIETNAM - KEMP, MITCHELL LYNN

Kemp, Mitchell Lynn

VIETNAM - KEMP, MITCHELL LYNN
KEMP, MITCHELL LYNN

Rank: Specialist 4

Unit: C Troop, 1st Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment

MOS: 11D – Armor Reconnaissance Specialist

Awards: 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: Selected Service

Date of birth: 28-Jul-1947

Hometown: Hickman, Kentucky

Marital status: Never Married

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Entered service: 21-Aug-1966

Start of tour: 29-Aug-1967

Incident date: 8-Oct-1967

Date of casualty: 8-Oct-1967

Age at death: 20

Cause of death: Hostile, died. Explosive Device. Other explosive device.
Mitchell Lynn Kemp died as the result of injuries sustained while passenger in military vehicle on combat operation which hit hostile mine.

Location of fatality: Phuoc Tuy, South Vietnam

Place of interment: Hickman City Cemetery, Hickman, Kentucky, USA

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

Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 27E 073 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)

 

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