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PFC David Eugene Watkins

PFC David Eugene Watkins

Birth
Los Angeles County, California, USA
Death 25 May 1968 (aged 20)
Kon Tum, Vietnam
Burial Westminster, Orange County, California, USA
Memorial ID 105858454 · View Source
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He was a 1966 Graduate of Western High School, Anaheim California.

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PERSONAL DATA:
Home of Record Los Alamitos, CA
Date of birth: 08/28/1947
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MILITARY DATA:
Service: Army of the United States
Grade at loss: E3
Rank: Private First Class
ID No: 56711075
MOS: 05B20: Radio Operator
Length Service: 00
Unit: HHC, 3RD BN, 12TH INFANTRY, 4TH INF DIV, USARV

CASUALTY DATA:
Start Tour: 05/06/1968
Incident Date: 05/25/1968
Casualty Date: 05/25/1968
Age at Loss: 20
Location: Kontum Province, South Vietnam
Remains: Body recovered
Casualty Type: Hostile, died outright
Casualty Reason: Ground casualty
Casualty Detail: Gun or small arms fire
URL: www.VirtualWall.org/dw/WatkinsDE01a.htm

ON THE WALL: Panel W67 Line 6

MEDALS:

National Defense Service Medal - 1967
Vietnam Service Medal - 1968
Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation - 1968
Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal – 1968

POSTHUMOUS AWARDS/MEDALS

Bronze Star - 1968
Purple Heart - 1968


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  • Created by: Billy M. Brown
  • Added: 26 Feb 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 105858454
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PFC David Eugene Watkins (28 Aug 1947–25 May 1968), Find A Grave Memorial no. 105858454, citing Westminster Memorial Park, Westminster, Orange County, California, USA ; Maintained by Billy M. Brown (contributor 46859520) .