Tice, Jimmie Ray


Rank: Specialist 5

Unit: H Company, 2nd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment

MOS: 11E – Armor Crewman

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: Regular

Date of birth: 14-Feb-1949

Hometown: Dallas, Texas

Marital status: Married to Katy M. Tice

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Entered service: 24-Feb-1966

Start of tour: 12-Jun-1968

Incident date: 26-Feb-1969

Date of casualty: 26-Feb-1969

Age at death: 20

Cause of death: Hostile, died. Small Arms Fire. Gun or small arms fire.
Jimmie Ray Tice died from wound received while gunner on military vehicle on combat operation when engaged hostile force in firefight. / Gunner on tank on combat operation when engaged hostile force in firefight.

Two Blackhorse troopers died in this incident:
SSG Thomas Victor Pilson
SP5 Jimmie Ray Tice

Location of fatality: Binh Duong, South Vietnam, XT 821 431

Place of interment: Grove Hill Memorial Park, Dallas, Texas, USA

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

Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 31W 074 (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.