Lawrence R. Detwiler Jr.

    Detwiler, Lawrence R., Jr., SGT


    Vietnam War · US Army · Sergeant

    Rank: Sergeant
    United States of America
    Birth - 3 Aug 1946
    Birth - 1946
    Pennsylvania

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    1955 - 1975 Vietnam War  - Age: 23 years
    Service Start Date
    17 Mar 1969
    Company
    C Co
    Battalion
    2nd Bn
    Branch
    Army
    Major Command
    196th LIB
    Conflict Period
    Vietnam War
    Rank
    Sergeant
    Regiment
    1st Infantry
    Years Served
    1
    Specialty
    Light Weapons Infantry (ARMY)
    Grade
    E5
    Served For
    United States of America
    Casualty - 22 Aug 1969  - Age: 23 years
    Gun, Small Arms Fire
    Hostile, Died
    Recovered
    Enlistment
    Selective Service
    1955 - 1975 Vietnam War  - Age: 23 years
    Conflict Period
    Vietnam War
    Branch
    Army
    Rank
    Sergeant
    Service Dates
    1968 - 1969
    Wall Coordinates
    19W 092
    Status
    USA Active
    MOS
    11B40-Infantryman
    MOS Group
    IN-Infantry (Enlisted)
    served-for
    United States of America

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    Award - 1969  - Age: 22 years
    Silver Star

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    Award - 1969  - Age: 22 years
    Bronze Star

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    Award - 1969  - Age: 22 years
    Purple Heart

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    Award - 1969  - Age: 22 years
    National Defense Service Medal (2001-Pre...

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    Award - 1969  - Age: 22 years
    Vietnam Service Medal

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    Award - 1969  - Age: 22 years
    Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation

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    Award - 1969  - Age: 22 years
    Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal

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    Casualty - 22 Aug 1969  - Age: 23 years
    Quang Nam
    KIA-Killed in Action
    Gun, Small Arms Fire

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    Death - 22 Aug 1969  - Age: 23 years
    23
    Burial
    Philadelphia Memorial Park Cemetery

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    Gender
    Male
    Memorial Wall Location: Panel
    19W
    Memorial Wall Location: Line
    92
    Religion
    Methodist (also Evangelical United Brethren)
    Race or Ethnicity
    Caucasian
    Hometown
    Phoenixville, PA
    Marriage
    Single
    Full Name
    Lawrence R Detwiler, Jr
    Gender
    Male

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