VIETNAM - TALLEY, JERRY WAYNE

Talley, Jerry Wayne

VIETNAM - TALLEY, JERRY WAYNE
TALLEY, JERRY WAYNE

Rank: Private First Class

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

MOS: 11B – Infantryman

Awards: Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart Medal, Army Good Conduct 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: 18-Apr-1943

Hometown: Corinth, Mississippi

Marital status: Never Married

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Entered service: 9-Jul-1968

Start of tour: 9-Dec-1968

Incident date: 25-Jan-1969

Date of casualty: 25-Jan-1969

Age at death: 25

Cause of death: Hostile, died. Explosive Device. Other explosive device.
Jerry Wayne Talley died from injury received while passenger on a military vehicle on combat operation when hostile mine detonated.

Location of fatality: Binh Duong, South Vietnam

Place of interment: Henry Cemetery, Corinth, Mississippi, USA

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Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 34W 080 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)

 

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