Taylor, Harry Eugene


Rank: Specialist 4

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: Valorous Unit Award, Vietnamese Gallantry Cross with Palm device

Enlisted by: Selected Service

Date of birth: 27-Jul-1948

Hometown: Louisville, Kentucky

Marital status: Never Married

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Entered service: 18-Aug-1969

Start of tour: 10-Jan-1970

Incident date: 29-Sep-1970

Date of casualty: 29-Sep-1970

Age at death: 22

Cause of death: Hostile, died. Explosive Device. Other explosive device.
Harry Eugene Taylor was killed while gunner on a military aircraft on a military mission when a mine detonated. / Gunner on tank on reconnaissance mission.  Detonated hostile mine.

Location of fatality: Binh Duong, South Vietnam, XT 906 402

Place of interment: Zachary Taylor National Cemetery, Louisville, Kentucky, USA

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

Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 07W 101 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)


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