Scott, Michael Fredrick


Rank: First Lieutenant

Unit: Howitzer Battery, 1st Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment

MOS: 1193 – Field Artillery Unit Commander

Awards: Purple Heart Medal, Army Commendation 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: 5-Dec-1943

Hometown: San Antonio, Texas

Marital status: Never Married

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Start of tour: 20-Aug-1966

Incident date: 9-Feb-1967

Date of casualty: 9-Feb-1967

Age at death: 23

Cause of death: Hostile, died. Vehicle Crash (MC). Vehicle loss or crash.
Michael Fredrick Scott was passenger in a military vehicle on night road movement when vehicle went off bridge into water.

Two Blackhorse troopers died in this incident:
CPL Charles Clifford Harding Jr
1LT Michael Fredrick Scott

Location of fatality: Tay Ninh, South Vietnam

Place of interment: Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, San Antonio, Texas, USA

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

Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 15E 011 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)


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