VIETNAM - THOMPSON, PETER GARLAND

Thompson, Peter Garland

VIETNAM - THOMPSON, PETER GARLAND
THOMPSON, PETER GARLAND

Rank: Specialist 4

Unit: 919th Engineer Company, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment

MOS: 12B – Combat Engineer

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: Regular

Date of birth: 19-Jan-1948

Hometown: Orange, Texas

Marital status: Never Married

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Start of tour: 4-May-1968

Incident date: 19-Oct-1968

Date of casualty: 19-Oct-1968

Age at death: 20

Cause of death: Hostile, died. Small Arms Fire. Gun or small arms fire.
Peter Garland Thompson died from wound received while on combat operation when engaged hostile force in firefight. / (Individual transported to 93rd Evacuation Hospital, Long Binh.)

(Individual transported to 93rd Evacuation Hospital, Long Binh, where he expired.)

Location of fatality: Binh Duong, South Vietnam

Place of interment: Magnolia Memorial Garden, Orange, Texas, USA

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

Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 40W 005 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)

 

The owner of this website has made a commitment to accessibility and inclusion, please report any problems that you encounter using the contact form on this website. This site uses the WP ADA Compliance Check plugin to enhance accessibility.