VIETNAM - SHANNON, JOHN PATRICK

Shannon, John Patrick II

VIETNAM - SHANNON, JOHN PATRICK II
SHANNON, JOHN PATRICK II

Rank: Specialist 4

Unit: Headquarters & Headquarters Troop, 3rd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment

MOS: 91B – Medical Specialist

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

Unit awards: Vietnamese Gallantry Cross with Palm device

Note: Medic attached to K Troop, 3/11 ACR (???)

Enlisted by: Selected Service

Date of birth: 24-Jul-1948

Hometown: Mill Valley, California

Marital status: Never Married

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Entered service: 4-May-1968

Start of tour: 26-Jan-1969

Incident date: 14-Sep-1969

Date of casualty: 14-Sep-1969

Age at death: 21

Cause of death: Non-hostile, died of other causes.

Location of fatality: Long Khanh, South Vietnam, YS 434 954

Place of interment: Mount Olivet Catholic Cemetery, San Rafael, California, USA

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Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 18W 086 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)

 

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