VIETNAM - LOVLEY, THOMAS GRANT

Lovley, Thomas Grant

VIETNAM - LOVLEY, THOMAS GRANT
LOVLEY, THOMAS GRANT

Rank: Specialist 4

Unit: C Troop, 1st 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: Vietnamese Gallantry Cross with Palm device

Enlisted by: Selected Service

Date of birth: 31-Oct-1944

Hometown: Presque Isle, Maine

Marital status: Married to Dolores R. Lovley

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Entered service: 19-Mar-1969

Start of tour: 16-Aug-1969

Incident date: 2-Mar-1970

Date of casualty: 2-Mar-1970

Age at death: 25

Cause of death: Hostile, died. Grenade. Multiple fragmentation wounds.
Thomas Grant Lovley was killed while on a combat operation when a hostile force was encountered. / On ambush patrol. Engaged hostile force in firefight.

Location of fatality: Tay Ninh, South Vietnam, XT 382 901

Place of interment: Fairmount Cemetery, Presque Isle, Maine, USA

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

Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 13W 075 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)

 

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