Sayers, Paul Frederick


Rank: Sergeant

Unit: H Company, 2nd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment

MOS: 11E – Armor Crewman

Awards: Purple Heart Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Army Good Conduct 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: 3-Apr-1933

Hometown: Tazewell, Virginia

Marital status: Never Married

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Entered service: 17-May-1953

Start of tour: 1-Dec-1969

Incident date: 14-Apr-1970

Date of casualty: 14-Apr-1970

Age at death: 37

Cause of death: Hostile, died. Artillery/Mortar/Rocket. Artillery, rocket, or mortar.
Paul Frederick Sayers was killed while at an artillery firing position when the area came under rocket and mortar attack a hostile force. / At fire support base (FSB).  Received hostile rocket and mortar attack.

Location of fatality: Tay Ninh, South Vietnam, XT 517 832

Place of interment: Greenhills Memory Gardens, Claypool Hill, Virginia, USA

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Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 11W 003 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)


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