VIETNAM - WEBSTER, DENNIS WADE

Webster, Dennis Wade

VIETNAM - WEBSTER, DENNIS WADE
WEBSTER, DENNIS WADE

Rank: Sergeant

Unit: E Troop, 2nd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment

MOS: 11B – Infantryman

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: Selected Service

Date of birth: 17-Jan-1947

Hometown: Narragansett, Rhode Island

Marital status: Never Married

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Entered service: 5-Nov-1969

Start of tour: 11-Nov-1970

Incident date: 31-Dec-1970

Date of casualty: 31-Dec-1970

Age at death: 23

Cause of death: Hostile, died. Explosive Device. Other explosive device.
Dennis Wade Webster was killed while on a military mission when a booby trap detonated. / On dismounted reconnaissance patrol, detonated hostile booby trap.

Four Blackhorse troopers died in this incident:
PFC Roy Lee Chaney
PSG Richard Eugene Dodd
SGT Alfredo Salazar
SGT Dennis Wade Webster

Location of fatality: Binh Thuy, South Vietnam, ZS 125 945

Place of interment: New Fernwood Cemetery, South Kingstown, Rhode Island, USA

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

Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 05W 019 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)

 

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