Copy_2_of_animflag.gif (12791 bytes)[The Purple Heart Medal]

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Anyone with info about the people, places or event would be appreciated.
 
Sincerely,
 
Mike Shannon
eckersr@hotmail.com
 

 

 

 

--- General / Personal ---

Last name: SHANNON
First name: KENNETH MICHAEL
Home of Record (official): SANTA CLARA
State (official): CA
Date of Birth: Thursday, October 29, 1942
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Married

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: CPT
Serial Number: OF101121
Component: Regular
Pay grade: O3
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 1204
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
HHT 1st Squadron

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Sunday, December 10, 1967
Date of Casualty: Sunday, February 18, 1968
Age at time of loss: 25
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Multiple fragmentation wounds (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Phuoc Tuy
The Wall: Panel 40E - Row 013

--- Interment ---

KENNETH MICHAEL SHANNON

Golden Gate National Cemetery
1300 Sneath Lane
San Bruno
, San Mateo County , CA 94066
Section V, Plot 960