Morton, Charles Tienerey


Rank: Specialist 4

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

MOS: 11D – Armor Reconnaissance Specialist

Awards: Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart Medal, Army Commendation 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: Regular

Date of birth: 27-Sep-1950

Hometown: Seattle, Washington

Marital status: Never Married

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Entered service: 26-Sep-1969

Start of tour: 8-Mar-1970

Incident date: 7-Dec-1970

Date of casualty: 7-Dec-1970

Age at death: 20

Cause of death: Hostile, died. Explosive Device. Other explosive device.
Charles Tienerey Morton was killed while at a night defensive position when a booby trap detonated. / At night defensive position (NDP). Detonated hostile booby trap.

Location of fatality: Binh Duong, South Vietnam, XT 868 440

Place of interment: Evergreen-Washelli Memorial Park, Seattle, Washington, USA

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

Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 06W 113 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)


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