VIETNAM - KENNEDY, MATTHEW DEVANUGHAN

Kennedy, Mathew Devanughan

VIETNAM - KENNEDY, MATTHEW DEVANUGHAN
KENNEDY, MATTHEW DEVANUGHAN

Rank: Specialist 4

Unit: I Troop, 3rd 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: Meritorious Unit Citation, Vietnamese Gallantry Cross with Palm device

Enlisted by: Selected Service

Date of birth: 1-May-1945

Hometown: Timmonsville, South Carolina

Marital status: Never Married

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Start of tour: 23-Aug-1966

Incident date: 12-Jun-1967

Date of casualty: 12-Jun-1967

Age at death: 22

Cause of death: Hostile, died. Grenade. Multiple fragmentation wounds.
Matthew Devanughan Kennedy was driver of a military vehicle on combat operation when the vehicle was hit by a hostile anti-tank round.

Location of fatality: Phuoc Tuy, South Vietnam

Place of interment: Florence National Cemetery, Florence, South Carolina, USA

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Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 21E 094 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)

 

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