VIETNAM - VINCENT, IVAN LORENZA JR

Vincent, Ivan Lorenza Jr

VIETNAM - VINCENT, IVAN LORENZA JR
VINCENT, IVAN LORENZA JR

Rank: Private First Class

Unit: G Troop, 2nd 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: 6-Oct-1946

Hometown: Detroit, Michigan

Marital status: Married to Karen A. Vincent, one son

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Entered service: 6-Jun-1967

Start of tour: 19-Jan-1968

Incident date: 24-Aug-1968

Date of casualty: 24-Aug-1968

Age at death: 21

Cause of death: Hostile, died. Artillery/Mortar/Rocket. Artillery, rocket, or mortar.
Ivan Lorenza Vincent Jr died from wounds received while in a military vehicle on combat operation when hostile rocket detonated.

Three Blackhorse troopers died in this incident:
1LT Leslie Edmund Hines III
SP4 Lewis Sylvester Nance
PFC Ivan Lorenza Vincent Jr

Location of fatality: Binh Long, South Vietnam, XU 764 100*

Place of interment: Washington Memory Gardens, Homewood, Illinois, USA

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

Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 46W 010 (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.