Mauney, Ricky David


Rank: Specialist 4

Unit: 919th Engineer Company, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment

MOS: 12B – Combat Engineer

Awards: Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal

Unit awards: Vietnamese Gallantry Cross with Palm device

Enlisted by: Regular

Date of birth: 1-Jun-1948

Hometown: Dallas, North Carolina

Marital status: Never Married

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Entered service: 15-May-1968

Start of tour: 5-Dec-1968

Incident date: 10-Apr-1969

Date of casualty: 10-Apr-1969

Age at death: 20

Cause of death: Hostile, died of wounds. Explosive Device. Other explosive device.
Ricky David Mauney died from wounds received while a passenger in a military vehicle on a military mission when the vehicle hit a hostile mine. Individual was admitted to a military medical facility and expired shortly thereafter. / Passenger on Armored Cavalry Assault Vehicle (ACAV) on Rome Plow security mission when vehicle hit hostile mine.  Individual admitted to 2d Surgical Hospital, Lai Khe, on 10 Apr 1969 at 0900 hrs and later expired. Incident occurred 10 Apr 1969 at 0840 hrs.

Location of fatality: Binh Duong, South Vietnam, XT 800 434

Place of interment: Gaston Memorial Park, Gastonia, North Carolina, USA

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Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 27W 051 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)


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