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Corp Alvia Grady Bryant
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Birth: Nov. 22, 1947
El Dorado
Union County
Arkansas, USA
Death: Jan. 1, 1967
Quang Nam, Vietnam

Alvia, the son of Willie G. Bryant and Mamie C. Bryant of Channelview TX enlisted in the US Marine Corps on July 28, 1966 in Houston TX. He arrived in Vietnam on October 17, 1967 and was assigned to Company G, 2d Battalion, 7th Marines, 1st MARDIV (Rein) FMF.

On the north side of the Cu De River near the Nam O Bridge in Hoa Vang preparations were being made to set up the defensive perimeter for the night. The squad leader Cpl Bryant decided to change the location of a M18A1 claymore mine neglecting to disarm the firing device. As he was moving the mine it detonated killing Cpl Bryant as a result of multiple fragmentation wounds.
 
 
Burial:
San Jacinto Memorial Park
Houston
Harris County
Texas, USA
Plot: Acacia Section, Lot 126, Space 3
 
Created by: Victor Vilionis
Record added: Apr 21, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 68730762
Corp Alvia Grady Bryant
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Corporal G CO, 2ND BN, 7TH MARINES, 1ST MARDIV, III MAF, United States Marine Corps Vietnam War.
- Judy Richards
 Added: Jun. 15, 2014
The National Defense Service Medal is a military service medal of the United States military originally commissioned by President Dwight D. Eisenhower. Created in 1953, the National Defense Service Medal was intended to be a "blanket campaign medal" award...(Read more)
- Judy Richards
 Added: Jun. 15, 2014
The Vietnam Service Medal is a military award which was created in 1965 by order of President Lyndon B. Johnson. The medal is issued to recognize military service during the Vietnam War and is authorized to service R.I.P. Sir. members in every branch of ...(Read more)
- Judy Richards
 Added: Jun. 15, 2014
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