Tynes, Reginald Bernard


Rank: Corporal

Unit: Howitzer Battery, 3rd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment

MOS: 13B – Cannon Crewmember

Awards: Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal

Unit awards: Presidential Unit Citation, Valorous Unit Award, Vietnamese Gallantry Cross with Palm device

Enlisted by: Regular

Date of birth: 26-Jun-1941

Hometown: Norfolk, Virginia

Marital status: Married to Ruth D. Tynes, two sons

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Entered service: 19-Nov-1969

Start of tour: 28-Oct-1967

Incident date: 5-Jun-1968

Date of casualty: 15-Jun-1968

Age at death: 26

Cause of death: Hostile, died of wounds. Artillery/Mortar/Rocket. Artillery, rocket, or mortar.
Reginald Bernard Tynes died from septicemia secondary to burns received while in base camp when camp came under hostile mortar attack. He was admitted to a military hospital in Vietnam, evacuated to the 106th General Hospital, Yokohama, Japan, placed on the Serious Injury (SI) list and later expired. /

Location of fatality: Hua Nghia, South Vietnam

Place of interment: Calvary Cemetery, Norfolk, Virginia, USA

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Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 57W 033 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)


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