VIETNAM - WOLF, DEWITT JOSEPH

Wolf, Dewitt Joseph

VIETNAM - WOLF, DEWITT JOSEPH
WOLF, DEWITT JOSEPH

Rank: Specialist 4

Unit: M Company, 3rd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment

MOS: 11E – Armor Crewman

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: Vietnamese Gallantry Cross with Palm device

Enlisted by: Regular

Date of birth: 18-Jul-1945

Hometown: Columbus, Georgia

Marital status: Never Married

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Entered service: 1-Jul-1966

Start of tour: 30-Oct-1967

Incident date: 12-Jan-1968

Date of casualty: 12-Jan-1968

Age at death: 22

Cause of death: Hostile, died. Artillery/Mortar/Rocket. Artillery, rocket, or mortar.
Dewitt Joseph Wolf died as the result of fragment wounds received while passenger in tank which was hit by hostile anti-tank round during combat operation.

Location of fatality: Tay Ninh, South Vietnam

Place of interment: Hillcrest Abbey East Cemetery, Savannah, Georgia, USA

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

Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 34E 040 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)

 

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