Herschel Lee Walton Gossett was born on January 15, 1945. He enlisted in the Army. Entered via Regular Military. Served during the the Vietnam War. Start of tour or enlistment date was April 03, 1968. Gossett had the rank of Specialist Four. Occupation or specialty was Carpenter. Service number was 67101226. Served with 20th Engineer Brigade, 46th Engineer Battalion, 159th Engineer Group, D Company.

Length of service 0 years
In Vien Hoa, South Vietnam
Hostile, Ground casualty
Other exposive device

Body was recovered

Vietnam Wall
Panel 43W – Line 62

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  • Rank: Specialist 4th Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 15 January 1945
  • Date of death: 22 September 1968
  • County: McMinn
  • Hometown: Athens
  • Service Branch: Army
  • Division/Assignment: 46th Engineer Battalion, 159th Engineer Group
  • Conflict: Vietnam
  • Awards: National Defense Service Medal, Purple Heart, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Vietnam Service Medal
  • Burial/Memorial Location: McMinn Memory Gardens, Athens, McMinn County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XXIII, Bottom Panel
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