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SSGT Walter Stephen Simpson

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SSGT Walter Stephen Simpson

Birth
Death
21 May 1967 (aged 25)
Vietnam
Memorial Site*
Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA

* A structure erected in honor of someone whose remains lie elsewhere.

Plot
Courts of the Missing
Memorial ID
107093822 View Source

Notes: Staff Sergeant Simpson was the track commander of Troop K, 3rd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment. On May 21, 1967, he was in the last vehicle on a convoy escort mission about 10 miles southeast of Xuan Loc, Khanh Province, South Vietnam when his unit was ambushed. His tracked vehicle was completely destroyed. His remains were not recovered. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial.

PERSONAL DATA:
Home of Record Trenton, NJ
Date of birth: 08/21/1941

MILITARY DATA:
Service: Army of the United States
Grade at loss: E6
Rank: Staff Sergeant
ID No: 12663249
MOS: 11D40: Armor Reconnaissance Specialist
Length Service: 04
Unit: K TROOP, 3RD SQUADRON, 11TH ARMORED CAVALRY, USARV

CASUALTY DATA:
Start Tour: 08/23/1966
Incident Date: 05/21/1967
Casualty Date: 05/22/1968
Age at Loss: 26 (based on date declared dead)
Remains: Body Not Recovered
Location: Long Khanh, South Vietnam
Type: Hostile, Died While Missing

ON THE WALL: Panel 66E Line 3

www.11thcavnam.com

WIFE: RAECHEL A SIMPSON
MOTHER: THERSA V SIMPSON

Notes: Staff Sergeant Simpson was the track commander of Troop K, 3rd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment. On May 21, 1967, he was in the last vehicle on a convoy escort mission about 10 miles southeast of Xuan Loc, Khanh Province, South Vietnam when his unit was ambushed. His tracked vehicle was completely destroyed. His remains were not recovered. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial.

PERSONAL DATA:
Home of Record Trenton, NJ
Date of birth: 08/21/1941

MILITARY DATA:
Service: Army of the United States
Grade at loss: E6
Rank: Staff Sergeant
ID No: 12663249
MOS: 11D40: Armor Reconnaissance Specialist
Length Service: 04
Unit: K TROOP, 3RD SQUADRON, 11TH ARMORED CAVALRY, USARV

CASUALTY DATA:
Start Tour: 08/23/1966
Incident Date: 05/21/1967
Casualty Date: 05/22/1968
Age at Loss: 26 (based on date declared dead)
Remains: Body Not Recovered
Location: Long Khanh, South Vietnam
Type: Hostile, Died While Missing

ON THE WALL: Panel 66E Line 3

www.11thcavnam.com

WIFE: RAECHEL A SIMPSON
MOTHER: THERSA V SIMPSON

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