VIETNAM - STADDON, PETER BRUCE

Staddon, Peter Bruce

VIETNAM - STADDON, PETER BRUCE
STADDON, PETER BRUCE

Rank: Private First Class

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

MOS: 11D – Armor Reconnaissance Specialist

Awards: Bronze Star Medal, 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: Regular

Date of birth: 2-May-1951

Hometown: Phoenix, Arizona

Marital status: Never Married

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Entered service: 2-Sep-1969

Start of tour: 1-Aug-1970

Incident date: 30-Oct-1970

Date of casualty: 30-Oct-1970

Age at death: 19

Cause of death: Hostile, died. Explosive Device. Other explosive device.
Peter Bruce Staddon was killed while at a night defensive position when the area came under rocket attack by a hostile force. / At night defensive position (NDP).  Driver of Armored Cavalry Assault Vehicle (ACAV) sitting at strong point.  Received hostile rocket propelled grenades (RPG) and engaged hostile force in firefight.

Location of fatality: Binh Duong, South Vietnam, XT 884 361

Place of interment: Tempe Double Butte Cemetery, Tempe, Arizona, USA

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

Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 06W 028 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)

 

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