Kidd, Peter Alan


Rank: Specialist 4

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

MOS: 11E – Armor Crewman

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: 21-Oct-1950

Hometown: Sinclairville, New York

Marital status: Never Married

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Entered service: 12-Jun-1968

Start of tour: 4-Jun-1969

Incident date: 22-Aug-1969

Date of casualty: 22-Aug-1969

Age at death: 18

Cause of death: Hostile, died. Killed In Action. Other explosive device. Explosive Device.
Peter Alan Kidd was a gunner on tank on combat operation when individual was hit by fragments from friendly M79 round directed at hostile force.

Location of fatality: Binh Long, South Vietnam, XU 766 137

Place of interment: Sunset Hill Cemetery, Lakewood, New York, USA

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

Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 19W 095 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)


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