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Spec Brian Thomas Cady
Birth: Aug. 7, 1947
Edmeston
Otsego County
New York, USA
Death: Jan. 15, 1968
Bin Thang, Vietnam

SP4 - E4 - Army - Selective Service
25th Infantry Division
Co.C 1/5 Mech Bobcats
Length of service 1 years
His tour began on Apr 21, 1967
Casualty was on Jan 15, 1968
In BINH DUONG, SOUTH VIETNAM

Brian is buried at Edmeston Union Cemetery, Emeston,NY.
HOSTILE, GROUND CASUALTY
GUN, SMALL ARMS FIRE
Body was recovered
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On January 15, 1968, company size operations continued in the Michelin. At 0840 hours Company C received four 60mm mortar rounds and automatic weapons fire in the area of XT 554537. Artillery was fired at the suspected enemy positions with unknown results. Two Bobcats from Company C were killed in the action.
Also Killed in action with Brian Cady was Spec Harry James Boston, from Conover,NC
Courtesy of www.bobcat.ws
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Brian is buried at Union Cemetery, Emeston,NY.
Son Of Mr. & Mrs. Norman Cady
26 North ST.Edmeston,NY

"Edmeston Soldier Killed in Vietnam. SP4 Brian T. Cady of Edmeston was killed in Viet Nam on January 15, according to word received last week by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Norman Cady of 26 North Street, Edmeston. Mr. and Mrs. Cady were notified personally by Army officers of the death of their son and details were relayed later by telegram. The 20-year-old soldier was killed by small arms fire as he disembarked from a helicopter somewhere in Viet Nam, Army officials reported. Specialist Cady was inducted into the Army on October 26, 1966 and landed in Viet Nam on April 21, 1967. He was a member of Company C, 1st Battalion, Fifth Infantry, 25th Infantry Division. He was born August 7, 1947, in New Berlin, the son of Norman and Doris (DeRosia) Cady. He was graduated from Edmeston Central School in 1965 ... Surviving are his parents; a sister, Mrs. Lorraine Washburn of Hampton, Va. and a brother, Kevin, at home. Funeral services were held at 3 p. m. on Tuesday, January 23, at the Edmeston Baptist Church, with the Rev. John Blackman, pastor, officiating. Burial was in Edmeston Union Cemetery with military honors at graveside." ["The Otsego Farmer & Republican" (Cooperstown, NY), Thurs., Jan. 25, 1968, p. 1, col. 6]

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 Parents:
  Norman Lewis Cady (1914 - 2001)
 
Burial:
Union Cemetery
Edmeston
Otsego County
New York, USA
 
Created by: Denis McDonough
Record added: Mar 04, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 49068858
Spec Brian Thomas Cady
Added by: Denis McDonough
 
Spec Brian Thomas Cady
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Spec Brian Thomas Cady
Added by: Denis McDonough
 
 
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In memory of a soldier who served his Flag and Country well. The Edmeston community remembers you with pride.
- deborah peter
 Added: Nov. 13, 2013
Thank you for your great sacrifice in preserving our country's freedoms. I will honor you in the only way that I can . . . by remembering you always. May you rest in peace.
- Charles A. Lewis
 Added: Jan. 17, 2013

- James Wade Bishop
 Added: Jan. 7, 2012
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