Nilon Kay Bacon

Military Data
Unit B Battery, 6th Battanion, 29th Artillery, 4th Infantry Division, USARV

Casualty Data
Start Tour 16 April 1968
Incident Date 26 May 1968
Casualty Date 26 May 1968
Age at Loss 22

Vietnam Wall, Panel 66W Line 001
Kon Tum Province, Vietnam

United States Army Private First Class served with the Sixth Battalion, 29th Field Artillery. He was killed in action from multiple fragmentation wounds while serving in South Vietnam. He had completed basic training at Fort Campbell, Ky., and attended the Artillery school at Ft. Sill, Okla. He arrived in Vietnam April 13. He was a former employee of the Tennessee Eastman Corporation and a native of Fall Branch. Pfc Bacon was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Weldon Bacon and husband of Judy Arnold Bacon.

Logans Chapel Cemetery,  Washington County,  Tennessee, USA

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 16 June 1945
  • Date of death: 26 May 1968
  • County: Washington
  • Hometown: Fall Branch
  • Service Branch: Army
  • Division/Assignment: 29th Artillery , 4th Infantry Division
  • Conflict: Vietnam
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Logans Chapel Cemetery, Washington County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XXIV, Middle Panel
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