Military Data
Length Service 01
Unit A Company, 1st Battalion, 5th Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division, USARV

Casualty Data
Start Tour 16 August 1965
Incident Date 16 November 1965
Casualty Date 16 November 1965
Age at Loss 24
Location , South Vietnam
Remains Body recovered
Casualty Type Hostile, died outright
Casualty Reason Ground casualty
Casualty Detail Gun or small arms fire

Vietnam Wall Panel 03E Line 066

Keeton, Tommy
Funeral services for Sgt. Tommy Keeton, 24, who was killed in action in Vietnam on Nov. 17, were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, December 1, from the West and Son Chapel with Rev. C. J. Thompson officiating. American Legion Post No. 136 was in charge of Military services at the grave. Interment followed in the Carson Memorial Park. West and Son in charge of arrangements. He is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Keeton, Huntsville, Tenn. 5 brothers, Lillard, Delmer, David, Jackie and Douglas Dillard Keeton, all of Huntsville, Tenn. 1 sister, Lucille Keeton, Huntsville, Tennessee. Several Aunts and Uncles. Source Scott County News, 3 Dec 1965

  • Rank: Specialist 4th Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 12 August 1941
  • Date of death: 16 November 1965
  • County: Scott
  • Hometown: Huntsville
  • Service Branch: Army
  • Division/Assignment: 1st Cavalry Division
  • Conflict: Vietnam
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Carson Memorial Park, Oneida, Scott County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XXIV, Top Panel
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