VIETNAM - SMITH, BOBBY LEE

Smith, Bobby Lee

VIETNAM - SMITH, BOBBY LEE
SMITH, BOBBY LEE

Rank: Private First Class

Unit: E 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

Unit awards: Vietnamese Gallantry Cross with Palm device

Enlisted by: Selected Service

Date of birth: 9-May-1946

Hometown: Clearwater, Florida

Marital status: Never Married

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Entered service: 22-Mar-1967

Start of tour: 11-Aug-1967

Incident date: 24-Sep-1967

Date of casualty: 24-Sep-1967

Age at death: 21

Cause of death: Non-hostile, died of other causes. Other Accident. Accidental homicide.
Bobby Lee Smith died as the result of gunshot wound received when shot by another member of unit. Investigation is in progress.

Location of fatality: South Vietnam

Place of interment: New Saint James Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery, Oakfield, Georgia, USA

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

Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 27E 007 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)

 

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