VIETNAM - SPRINGSTEEN, DENNIS EUGENE

Springsteen, Dennis Eugene

VIETNAM - SPRINGSTEEN, DENNIS EUGENE
SPRINGSTEEN, DENNIS EUGENE

Rank: Private First Class

Unit: I Troop, 3rd 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: Meritorious Unit Citation, Vietnamese Gallantry Cross with Palm device

Enlisted by: Selected Service

Date of birth: 29-Jul-1946

Hometown: Seattle, Washington

Marital status: Never Married

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Entered service: 10-Nov-1965

Start of tour: 23-Aug-1966

Incident date: 12-Oct-1966

Date of casualty: 12-Oct-1966

Age at death: 20

Cause of death: Hostile, died. Small Arms Fire. Gun or small arms fire.
Dennis Eugene Springsteen died on 12 Oct 1966 in Vietnam as the result of gunshot wound to right shoulder received in hostile ground action.

Location of fatality: South Vietnam

Place of interment: Evergreen-Washelli Memorial Park, Seattle, Washington, USA

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

Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 11E 069 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)

 

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