VIETNAM - SHEPHERD, RONDAL DEAN

Shepherd, Ronald Dean

VIETNAM - SHEPHERD, RONALD DEAN
SHEPHERD, RONALD DEAN

Rank: Specialist 4

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

MOS: 11D – Armor Reconnaissance Specialist

Awards: 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: 30-Apr-1946

Hometown: Watertown, Wisconsin

Marital status: Never Married

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Entered service: 2-Dec-1965

Start of tour: 20-Aug-1966

Incident date: 5-Jul-1967

Date of casualty: 5-Jul-1967

Age at death: 21

Cause of death: Hostile, died while missing. Unknown. Other explosive device.
Ronald Dean Shepherd was passenger in military vehicle when vehicle hit hostile mine.

Location of fatality: Quang Tin, South Vietnam

Place of interment: Glenview Memorial Gardens, Ixonia, Wisconsin, USA

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

Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 23E 015 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)

 

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