VIETNAM - WHITEHOUSE, GREGORY KENT

Whitehouse, Gregory Kent

VIETNAM - WHITEHOUSE, GREGORY KENT
WHITEHOUSE, GREGORY KENT

Rank: Captain

Unit: 541st Military Intelligence Detachment, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment

MOS: 9666 – Counterintelligence Officer

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

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

Enlisted by: Regular

Date of birth: 7-Mar-1939

Hometown: Abilene, Texas

Marital status: Married to Kay C. Whitehouse, two daughters

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Start of tour: 29-Apr-1967

Incident date: 6-Mar-1968

Date of casualty: 6-Mar-1968

Age at death: 28

Cause of death: Hostile, died. Explosive Device. Other explosive device.
Gregory Kent Whitehouse died from injury received while passenger on military vehicle which hit hostile mine. / (Individual transported to 7th Surgical Hospital, Blackhorse base camp, Long Giao.)

Five Blackhorse troopers died in this incident:
PFC Charles Henry Batozynski
SP4 Jerry Allen Beatty
SP4 Floyd McFadden
SP4 John Bernard Shank
CPT Gregory Kent Whitehouse

Location of fatality: Long Khanh, South Vietnam, YS 433 943*

Place of interment: Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia, USA

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

Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 43E 038 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)

 

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