Cowdell, Melvin Thomas, SGT

    Cowdell, Melvin Thomas, SGT


    Vietnam War · US Army · Sergeant

    Rank: Sergeant
    United States of America
    Birth - 27 Nov 1943
    Birth - 1943
    Utah

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    1955 - 1975 Vietnam War  - Age: 25 years
    Service Start Date
    17 Aug 1968
    Branch
    Army
    Conflict Period
    Vietnam War
    Company
    Div HHC
    Rank
    Sergeant
    Years Served
    1
    Specialty
    Light Vehicle Driver (ARMY)
    Major Command
    1st Cav Div
    Grade
    + E4
    Served For
    United States of America
    Casualty - 16 May 1969  - Age: 25 years
    Hostile, Died
    Artillery, Rocket, Mortar
    Recovered
    Enlistment
    Selective Service
    1955 - 1975 Vietnam War  - Age: 25 years
    Conflict Period
    Vietnam War
    Branch
    Army
    Rank
    Sergeant
    Service Dates
    1968 - 1969
    Wall Coordinates
    24W 025
    Status
    USA Veteran
    MOS
    64A10-Light Vehicle Driver
    MOS Group
    TC-Transportation Corps (Enlisted)
    served-for
    United States of America

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    Award - 1969  - Age: 25 years
    Purple Heart

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    Award - 1969  - Age: 25 years
    National Defense Service Medal (2001-Pre...

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    Award - 1969  - Age: 25 years
    Vietnam Service Medal

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    Award - 1969  - Age: 25 years
    Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation

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    Award - 1969  - Age: 25 years
    Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal

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    Casualty - 16 May 1969  - Age: 25 years
    Binh Duong
    KIA-Killed in Action
    Artillery, Rocket, Mortar

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    Death - 16 May 1969  - Age: 25 years
    25
    Burial
    Larkin Sunset Gardens Cemetery

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    Hometown
    Salt Lake City, UT
    Gender
    Male
    Memorial Wall Location: Line
    25
    Memorial Wall Location: Panel
    24W
    Religion
    Latter Day Saints (Mormon)
    Race or Ethnicity
    Caucasian
    Marriage
    Single
    Full Name
    Melvin Thomas Cowdell
    Gender
    Male

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