Elam, Walter Alan, PFC

    Elam, Walter Alan, PFC


    Vietnam War · US Army · Private First Class

    Rank: Private First Class
    United States of America
    Birth - 14 Oct 1945
    Birth - 1945
    New York

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    1955 - 1975 Vietnam War  - Ages: 24 - 23 years
    Regiment
    16th Infantry
    Specialty
    Light Weapons Infantry (ARMY)
    Years Served
    0
    Service Start Date
    21 Nov 1968
    Branch
    Army
    Company
    C Co
    Rank
    Private First Class
    Grade
    E3
    Battalion
    1st Bn
    Major Command
    1st Inf Div
    Conflict Period
    Vietnam War
    Served For
    United States of America
    Casualty - 6 May 1969  - Age: 24 years
    Recovered
    Other Explosive Device
    Hostile, Died
    Enlistment
    Selective Service
    1955 - 1975 Vietnam War  - Age: 24 years
    Conflict Period
    Vietnam War
    Branch
    Army
    Rank
    Private First Class
    Service Dates
    1968 - 1969
    Wall Coordinates
    25W 015/Section 2T Site 2766
    Status
    USA Active
    MOS
    11B10-Infantryman
    MOS Group
    IN-Infantry (Enlisted)
    served-for
    United States of America

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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
    New York Conspicuous Service Cross

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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
    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 - 6 May 1969  - Age: 24 years
    Binh Duong
    KIA-Killed in Action
    Other Explosive Device

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    Death - 6 May 1969  - Age: 24 years
    23
    Burial
    Long Island National Cemetery

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    Full Name
    Walter Alan Elam
    Religion
    Baptist - Other Groups
    Race or Ethnicity
    African-American
    Memorial Wall Location: Panel
    25W
    Memorial Wall Location: Line
    15
    Gender
    Male
    Hometown
    New York, NY
    Marriage
    Single
    Gender
    Male

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