VIETNAM - VAUGHAN, CARVER JOE

Vaughan, Carver Joe Frank

VIETNAM - VAUGHAN, CARVER JOE
VAUGHAN, CARVER JOE FRANK

Rank: Sergeant

Unit: K Troop, 3rd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment

MOS: 11D – Armor Reconnaissance Specialist

Awards: Purple Heart 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: 5-Jun-1948

Hometown: San Antonio, Texas

Marital status: Never Married

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Entered service: 14-Oct-1969

Start of tour: 8-Nov-1970

Incident date: 27-Dec-1970

Date of casualty: 27-Dec-1970

Age at death: 22

Cause of death: Hostile, died. Explosive Device. Other explosive device.
Carver Joe Frank Vaughan was killed while setting up a night defensive position when a mine placed by a hostile force detonated. / Setting up night defensive position (NDP), detonated hostile mine.

Three Blackhorse troopers died in this incident:
SGT Raymond Clyde Holt
SGT Jack William McCann
SGT Carver Joe Frank Vaughan

Location of fatality: Binh Duong, South Vietnam, XT 999 324

Place of interment: Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, San Antonio, Texas, USA

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

Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 05W 012 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)

 

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