RANGERS 2 Tucker, David Bruce

Immediate Action
By Andy McNab
Killing Zone
By Harry McCallion

John Robertson

Administrator
Staff member
  • SURNAME
Tucker
  • FORENAME
David Bruce
  • UNIT
Company E,20th Infantry (LRP)
  • RANK
Captain
  • NUMBER
0-5310699
  • DATE OF DEATH
1st October 1967
  • AGE
28
  • GRAVESITE
Beaufort National Cemetery,Beaufort,Beaufort County,South Carolina Section 16 Site 62
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
from Elmhurst,New York
born 15.2.1939 Panama
son of Reuben Henry III and Mrs Tucker,The Citadel,Charleston,South Carolina
father (1911-70) was Major General,US Army (rtd) (C.O. of 504 Parachute Infantry Regiment in WW2)
husband of Gwynne (nee Simmons) Tucker,Florida (2 daughters Catherine and Elizabeth)
attended Bishop England High School,Charleston,South Carolina (2 years)
graduated Clarksville High School,Clarksville,Tennessee
8 years service
attended The Citadel,South Carolina 1957-61
graduated OCS,Fort Benning,Georgia
VII LRRP (Airborne) 1962-63
7th Cavalry (Company A,2 Bn) 1967
20 Infantry 1967
awards Air Medal,Army Commendation Medal
promoted Major posthumously
www.7thrra.com shows him as E/20 and E/52 LRP but E/52 didnt operate until December 1967
KIA in helicopter crash South Vietnam
Vietnam Veterans Memorial,Washington,D.C. Panel 27E Line 38
 
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