Benjamin, Gary Thomas, CPL

    Benjamin, Gary Thomas, CPL


    Vietnam War · US Army · Corporal

    Rank: Corporal
    United States of America
    Birth - 5 Feb 1951
    Birth - 1951
    Massachusetts

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    1955 - 1975 Vietnam War  - Ages: 19 - 18 years
    Years Served
    1
    Rank
    Corporal
    Branch
    Army
    Conflict Period
    Vietnam War
    Specialty
    Field Wireman (ARMY)
    Regiment
    1st Infantry
    Service Start Date
    24 May 1969
    Company
    A Co
    Battalion
    2nd Bn
    Grade
    + E3
    Major Command
    196th LIB
    Served For
    United States of America
    Casualty - 8 Sep 1969  - Age: 19 years
    4 k W of Tam Ky
    Other Explosive Device
    Hostile, Died
    Recovered
    Enlistment
    Regular
    1955 - 1975 Vietnam War  - Age: 19 years
    Conflict Period
    Vietnam War
    Branch
    Army
    Rank
    Corporal
    Service Dates
    1968 - 1969
    Wall Coordinates
    18W 057
    Status
    USA Active
    MOS
    36K20-Tactical Wire Operations Specialist
    MOS Group
    SC-Signal Corps (Enlisted)
    served-for
    United States of America

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    Award - 1969  - Age: 18 years
    Bronze Star

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    Award - 1969  - Age: 18 years
    Purple Heart

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    Award - 1969  - Age: 18 years
    Army Commendation Medal

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    Award - 1969  - Age: 18 years
    Valorous Unit Award

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    Award - 1969  - Age: 18 years
    Army Good Conduct Medal

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    Award - 1969  - Age: 18 years
    National Defense Service Medal (2001-Pre...

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    Award - 1969  - Age: 18 years
    Vietnam Service Medal

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    Award - 1969  - Age: 18 years
    Vietnam Service Medal

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    Award - 1969  - Age: 18 years
    Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation

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    Award - 1969  - Age: 18 years
    Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal

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    Casualty - 8 Sep 1969  - Age: 19 years
    Quang Tin
    KIA-Killed in Action
    Other Explosive Device

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    Death - 8 Sep 1969  - Age: 19 years
    18
    Burial
    Fairview Cemetery

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    Gender
    Male
    Memorial Wall Location: Panel
    18W
    Memorial Wall Location: Line
    57
    Race or Ethnicity
    Caucasian
    Religion
    Roman Catholic
    Hometown
    Berkshire Village, MA
    Full Name
    Gary Thomas Benjamin
    Marriage
    Single
    Gender
    Male

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