VIETNAM - MCLOUGHLIN, MILES JOSEPH

McLoughlin, Miles Joseph

VIETNAM - MCLOUGHLIN, MILES JOSEPH
McLOUGHLIN, MILES JOSEPH

Rank: Specialist 4

Unit: I Troop, 3rd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment

MOS: 11B – Infantryman

Awards: 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: 13-Aug-1945

Hometown: New York, New York

Marital status: Never Married

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Start of tour: 23-Aug-1966

Incident date: 21-Mar-1967

Date of casualty: 21-Mar-1967

Age at death: 21

Cause of death: Hostile, died. Grenade. Multiple fragmentation wounds.
Miles Joseph McLoughlin was on a security patrol and passenger in military vehicle when vehicle hit hostile land mine.

Three Blackhorse troopers died in this incident:
PVT William Arthur Brown
SP4 Miles Joseph McLoughlin
SP5 German Lee Nicholson

Location of fatality: Long Khanh, South Vietnam

Place of interment: Saint John Cemetery, Middle Village, New York, USA

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

Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 17E 010 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)

 

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