VIETNAM - SCARBOROUGH, JACK WADE JR

Scarborough, Jack Wade Jr

VIETNAM - SCARBOROUGH, JACK WADE JR
SCARBOROUGH, JACK WADE JR

Rank: Sergeant

Unit: Headquarters & Headquarters Troop, 2nd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment

MOS: 54E – Nuclear, Biological, And Chemical (Nbc) Specialist

Awards: Purple Heart Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal

Unit awards: Vietnamese Gallantry Cross with Palm device

Enlisted by: Regular

Date of birth: 31-Oct-1948

Hometown: Morgantown, West Virginia

Marital status: Never Married

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Entered service: 10-Feb-1966

Start of tour: 21-May-1968

Incident date: 23-Jul-1968

Date of casualty: 23-Jul-1968

Age at death: 19

Cause of death: Hostile, died. Explosive Device. Other explosive device.
Jack Wade Scarborough Jr died from wounds received while commander of a military vehicle on a combat operation when vehicle hit a hostile exploding device.

Location of fatality: Binh Duong, South Vietnam

Place of interment: Grafton National Cemetery, Grafton, West Virginia, USA

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

Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 51W 043 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)

 

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