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2LT Larry Eugene Welch

2LT Larry Eugene Welch

Birth
Jacksonville, Morgan County, Illinois, USA
Death 14 Mar 1968 (aged 20)
Bin Thang, Binh Duong, Vietnam
Burial Jacksonville, Morgan County, Illinois, USA
Plot Flat Granite Marker
Memorial ID 103784615 · View Source
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2nd Lt. U.S. Army, {0-5427116}, Vietnam War-Lt. Welch was killed in action by small arms fire on 3-14-1968 while serving as a Field Artillery Unit Commander {1193} with Battery C of the 7th Battalion, 11th Artillery Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. Lt. Welch started his tour of Vietnam on February 9, 1968. I hope he got a few letters home.

He is the son of Mr. & Mrs. James A. Welch of 314 North Clay Court, Jacksonville, Illinois, and the husband of Mrs. Susan D. Welch of 351 East Douglas Street, Jacksonville, and he enlisted with the Army on June 14, 1966.

Awards: Purple Heart Medal, Vietnam Service Medal with One Service Star, Vietnam Campaign Medal, National Defense Service Medal.


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  • Created by: David C. Henderson
  • Added: 19 Jan 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 103784615
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for 2LT Larry Eugene Welch (18 Mar 1947–14 Mar 1968), Find A Grave Memorial no. 103784615, citing Calvary Cemetery, Jacksonville, Morgan County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by David C. Henderson (contributor 47067566) .