Archive for November 6th, 2011

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Last name: PRUETT
First name: DONOVAN JESS
Home of Record (official): DEER PARK
State (official): WA
Date of Birth: Friday, January 15, 1937
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Single

Branch: Army
Rank: SSG
Serial Number: 19497042
Component: Regular
Pay grade: E6
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 11B4P
Major Organization: 101st Abn Div

Start of Tour: Thursday, July 8, 1965
Date of Casualty: Sunday, April 3, 1966
Age at time of loss: 29
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Gun, small arms fire (Ground casualty)
Country: South VietNam
Province: Unknown/Not Reported
The Wall: Panel 06E – Row 082

by Pass “Doc” Meza

A short course on the formation of the LRRPs for 1965. Ron Bourne and I were there, we did not read about it, as proven, the first totally all American LRRP Operational Patrol was run by the members of the 1st Bde (Separate), 101st ABN. DIV.


Map of South Vietnam