VIETNAM - PICKARD, DENNIS LEE

Pickard, Dennis Lee

VIETNAM - PICKARD, DENNIS LEE
PICKARD, DENNIS LEE

Rank: Private First Class

Unit: G Troop, 2nd 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: Selected Service

Date of birth: 25-May-1944

Hometown: Phoenix, New York

Marital status: Never Married

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Entered service: 2-Sep-1966

Start of tour: 11-Aug-1967

Incident date: 30-Jan-1968

Date of casualty: 30-Jan-1968

Age at death: 23

Cause of death: Hostile, died. Unknown. Misadventure.
Dennis Lee Pickard died from gunshot wound received while on ambush patrol when mistaken for a hostile force and hit by friendly fire.

Location of fatality: Binh Duong, South Vietnam

Place of interment: Chase Cemetery, Lysander, New York, USA

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

Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 35E 078 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)

 

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