VIETNAM - LONGFELLOW, RONALD ANTHONY

Longfellow, Ronald Anthony

VIETNAM - LONGFELLOW, RONALD ANTHONY
LONGFELLOW, RONALD ANTHONY

Rank: Specialist 4

Unit: Air Cavalry Troop, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment

MOS: 11B – Infantryman

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: Selected Service

Date of birth: 22-Sep-1951

Hometown: Chalfont, Pennsylvania

Marital status: Never Married

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Entered service: 12-Apr-1971

Start of tour: 6-Sep-1971

Incident date: 29-Dec-1972

Date of casualty: 19-Jan-1971

Age at death: 20

Cause of death: Hostile, died of wounds. Explosive Device. Other explosive device.
Ronald Anthony Longfellow died as a result of injuries received on 28 Dec 1971 while on a dismounted patrol when a booby trap detonated.

Location of fatality: Bien Hoa, South Vietnam, YT 045 214

Place of interment: Whitemarsh Memorial Park, Ambler, Pennsylvania, USA

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

Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 02W 099 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)

 

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