Donald Eugene Madden was the son of James Coleman Madden and Artie Phillips.

Military Data
Unit A Company, 4th Battalion, 9th Infantry, 25th Infantry Division, USARV

Casualty Data
Start Tour 12 January 1967
Incident Date 26 February 1967
Casualty Date 26 February 1967
Age at Loss 19
Location Binh Duong Province, South Vietnam
Remains Body recovered
Casualty Type Hostile, died outright
Casualty Reason Ground casualty
Casualty Detail Gun or small arms fire

Vietnam Wall Panel 15E Line 097

Reed Cemetery, New River, Scott County, Tennessee

Darrell Schmitz, friend
New River, TN USA
I was very young living at my grandmothers and grandfathers, and I’ll always remember donald used to come to their house, jumping over the fence and playing catch with me, even tho I was 8 years younger. He never seemed to mind. then abruptly he was gone to the army. He came from a very poor and large family, but their position in life never seemed to matter. He and his whole family, mother artie, sister Lou, and all the rest seemed to be happy, content with who they were. I still go by his resting place in reed cemetery, where I have many relatives myself, and wonder what could have been. Darrell Schmitz
Friday, October 05, 2001

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 27 July 1947
  • Date of death: 26 February 1967
  • County: Scott
  • Hometown: New River
  • Service Branch: Army
  • Division/Assignment: 9th Infantry, 25th Infantry Division
  • Conflict: Vietnam
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Reed Cemetery, New River, Scott County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XXIV, Top Panel
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