Monk, Sherman Dalton


Rank: Private First Class

Unit: I Troop, 3rd 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: Valorous Unit Award, Vietnamese Gallantry Cross with Palm device

Enlisted by: Selected Service

Date of birth: 24-Jan-1948

Hometown: Dos Palos, California

Marital status: Married to Shelie S. Monk, one son

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Entered service: 12-Dec-1968

Start of tour: 16-Jun-1969

Incident date: 11-Sep-1969

Date of casualty: 11-Sep-1969

Age at death: 21

Cause of death: Hostile, died. Unknown. Other causes.
Michael Thomas McGlone was killed while at a night defensive position when the area came under rocket attack by a hostile force. / At night defensive position (NDP). Came under hostile rocket propelled grenade (RPG) attack.

Two Blackhorse troopers died in this incident:
SGT Michael Thomas McGlone
PFC Sherman Dalton Monk

Location of fatality: Binh Long, South Vietnam, XT 701 819

Place of interment: Dos Palos Cemetery, Dos Palos, California, USA

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Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 18W 070 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)


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