Nesselrotte, James Michael


Rank: Private First Class

Unit: A 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: Regular

Date of birth: 10-Jun-1950

Hometown: Painesville, Ohio

Marital status: Never Married

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Entered service: 23-Oct-1968

Start of tour: 12-May-1969

Incident date: 19-Jun-1969

Date of casualty: 19-Jun-1969

Age at death: 19

Cause of death: Hostile, died. Explosive Device. Other explosive device.
James Michael Nesselrotte was killed while a gunner on a military vehicle on a combat operation when a mine detonated. /Gunner on Armored Cavalry Assault Vehicle (ACAV) on combat operation when vehicle hit hostile mine.

Location of fatality: Binh Duong, South Vietnam, XT 817 406

Place of interment: Miller Cemetery, Webster Springs, West Virginia, USA

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

Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 22W 092 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)


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