De Fries, Gaylord Kila, SSG

    De Fries, Gaylord Kila, SSG


    Vietnam War · US Army · Staff Sergeant

    Rank: Staff Sergeant
    United States of America
    Birth - 12 Jul 1945
    Birth - 1945
    Hawaii

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    1955 - 1975 Vietnam War  - Age: 24 years
    Regiment
    12th Infantry
    Service Start Date
    24 Apr 1969
    Rank
    Staff Sergeant
    Company
    B Co
    Specialty
    Light Weapons Infantry (ARMY)
    Grade
    + E5
    Branch
    Army
    Years Served
    4
    Conflict Period
    Vietnam War
    Battalion
    2nd Bn
    Major Command
    25th Inf Div
    Served For
    United States of America
    Casualty - 1 Aug 1969  - Age: 24 years
    Gun, Small Arms Fire
    Recovered
    Hostile, Died
    Enlistment
    National Guard
    1955 - 1975 Vietnam War  - Age: 24 years
    Conflict Period
    Vietnam War
    Branch
    Army
    Rank
    Staff Sergeant
    Service Dates
    1965 - 1969
    Wall Coordinates
    20W 083
    Status
    USA Active
    MOS
    11B40-Infantryman
    MOS Group
    IN-Infantry (Enlisted)
    served-for
    United States of America

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    Award - 1969  - Age: 23 years
    Silver Star

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    Award - 1969  - Age: 23 years
    Bronze Star

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    Award - 1969  - Age: 23 years
    Purple Heart

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    Award - 1969  - Age: 23 years
    National Defense Service Medal (2001-Pre...

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    Award - 1969  - Age: 23 years
    Vietnam Service Medal

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    Award - 1969  - Age: 23 years
    Vietnamese Civic Action 1st Class

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    Award - 1969  - Age: 23 years
    Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation

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    Award - 1969  - Age: 23 years
    Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal

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    Casualty - 1 Aug 1969  - Age: 24 years
    Hau Nghia
    KIA-Killed in Action
    Gun, Small Arms Fire

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    Death - 1 Aug 1969  - Age: 24 years
    24
    Burial
    Kauai Veterans Cemetery

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    Marriage
    Married
    Full Name
    Gaylord Kila Defries
    Religion
    Pentecostal
    Race or Ethnicity
    Caucasian
    Hometown
    Anahola, HI
    Memorial Wall Location: Panel
    20W
    Memorial Wall Location: Line
    83
    Gender
    Male
    Gender
    Male

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