The United States Army presented posthumously the Silver Star Medal, Bronze Star Medal, Air Medal and the Purple Heart Medal to the parents of Specialist Fourth Class Freddy Green who was killed in action in South Vietnam on June 22, 1968. Freddy was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Emory Greene of Route # 1, Athens, TN. The Silver Star was earned for gallantry in action against the enemy as a member of the 1st Battalion Airborne, 12th Calvary.
-Submitted by Mabel N. Boylston

Born 3 June 1945
Length of service 1 years
His tour began on November 22, 1967
Casualty was on June 22, 1968
In Quang Tri, South Vietnam
Hostile, Ground casualty
Gun, Small Arms fire
Body was recovered

Vietnam Wall
Panel 55W – Line 18

  • Rank: Specialist 4th Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 3 June 1945
  • Date of death: 22 June 1968
  • County: McMinn
  • Hometown: Athens
  • Service Branch: Army
  • Division/Assignment: 12th Cavalry Regiment
  • Conflict: Vietnam
  • Awards: Silver Star, Bronze Star, Air Medal, Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Sullins Cemetery, Athens, McMinn County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XXIII, Bottom Panel
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