|Birth: ||Feb. 2, 1946|
|Death: ||May 11, 1969|
Gia Lai, Vietnam
Sp4 Charlie Thomas Neal, Vietnam Veteran, Native of Atlanta, Georgia.
Specialist Four Charlie Thomas Neal was a casualty of the Vietnam War. As a member of the Army Selective Service and a Draftee, SP4 Neal served our country until May 11th, 1969 in Pleiku, South Vietnam. He was 23 years old and was not married. It was reported that Charlie died from small arms fire. His body was recovered. Charlie was born on February 2nd, 1946 in Atlanta, Georgia. SP4 Neal is on panel 25W, line 053 of the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington D.C. He served our country for less than a year.
He served with Alpha Company, 3rd Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division, USARV.
He was awarded The Combat Infantryman's Badge(CIB), The Purple Heart Medal for his combat related wounds, The Vietnam Service Medal, The Republic of Vietnam Campaign Service Medal, The National Defense Service Medal and The Good Conduct Medal.
He was killed killed in action at Pleiku on May 11, 1969 that took the lives of five other men in his company: PFC Terry Kay Maready , PFC Robert Gary Koval , Sp4 Richard Manuel Paco , Pfc William H Swanson , Pfc Michael Arthur Walters
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Created by: Tom Reece
Record added: Sep 25, 2010
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