Bessent, Samuel Alonzo, SP 4

    Bessent, Samuel Alonzo, SP 4


    Vietnam War · US Army

    United States of America
    Birth - 25 Jan 1949
    Birth - 1949
    Illinois

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    1955 - 1975 Vietnam War  - Age: 20 years
    Specialty
    Armor Crewman (ARMY)
    Service Start Date
    18 Jan 1969
    Conflict Period
    Vietnam War
    Branch
    Army
    Grade
    E4
    Major Command
    5th Inf Div
    Years Served
    1
    Battalion
    1st Bn
    Regiment
    77th Armor
    Rank
    Specialist Fourth Class
    Company
    A Co
    Served For
    United States of America
    Casualty - 25 Apr 1969  - Age: 20 years
    Multiple Fragmentation Wounds
    Recovered
    Hostile, Died
    Enlistment
    Regular
    1955 - 1975 Vietnam War  - Age: 20 years
    Conflict Period
    Vietnam War
    Branch
    Army
    Rank
    Specialist 4
    Service Dates
    1968 - 1969
    Wall Coordinates
    26W 046
    Status
    USA Active
    MOS
    11E10-Armor Crewman
    MOS Group
    AR-Armor (Enlisted)
    served-for
    United States of America

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    Award - 1969  - Age: 20 years
    Bronze Star

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    Award - 1969  - Age: 20 years
    Purple Heart

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    Award - 1969  - Age: 20 years
    National Defense Service Medal (2001-Pre...

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    Award - 1969  - Age: 20 years
    Vietnam Service Medal

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    Award - 1969  - Age: 20 years
    Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal

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    Casualty - 25 Apr 1969  - Age: 20 years
    Quang Tri
    KIA-Killed in Action
    Multiple Fragmentation Wounds

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    Death - 25 Apr 1969  - Age: 20 years
    20
    Burial
    Woodlawn Cemetery

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    Marriage
    Single
    Memorial Wall Location: Line
    46
    Memorial Wall Location: Panel
    26W
    Gender
    Male
    Hometown
    Chicago, IL
    Race or Ethnicity
    Caucasian
    Religion
    Baptist - Other Groups
    Full Name
    Samuel Alonzo Bessent
    Gender
    Male

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