Kirby Lynn Hamby died from accidental self-destruction while serving as a Light Weapons Infantryman with the HHC, 5th Battalion, 60th Infantry Regiment, 9th Infantry Division.

Military Data
MOS 11C20 Indirect Fire Infantryman
Length Service 01

Casualty Data
Start Tour 25 October 1967
Incident Date 8 June 1968
Casualty Date 8 June 1968
Age at Loss 19
Location Long An Province, South Vietnam
Remains Body recovered
Casualty Type Non-hostile, died of other causes
Casualty Reason Ground casualty
Casualty Detail Other Causes

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Buried in Griffith Cemetery, Glenmary, Scott Co, Tennessee

  • Rank: Specialist 4th Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 26 August 1948
  • Date of death: 8 June 1968
  • County: Scott
  • Hometown: Marietta, Ga
  • Service Branch: Army
  • Division/Assignment: 60th Infantry Regiment, 9th Infantry Division
  • Conflict: Vietnam
  • Awards: Combat Infantry Badge, Vietnam Service Medal with One Service Star, Vietnam Campaign Medal, National Defense Service Medal
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Griffith Cemetery, Glenmary, Scott County, TN
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