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Lawrence Michael Malone
Major, United States Army
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Full Name: LAWRENCE MICHAEL MALONE
Date of Birth: 5/4/1936
Date of Casualty: 1/7/1968
Home of Record: SEATTLE, WASHINGTON
Branch of Service: ARMY
Rank: MAJ
Casualty Country: SOUTH VIETNAM
Casualty Province: QUANG NAM


Killed in a large battle on 7 January 68 in the Que Son valley, only a few kilometers west of LZ Ross. A & C 2/12 Cav and B 1/1 Cav were also involved. The unit in contact was the 3rd NVA Regiment.

Major Lawrence Malone was killed-in-action on 7 January 68 while aboard the Command & Control Huey of Battalion Commanding Officer, Lieutenant Colonel Bob Leroy Gregory. The ship was being flown by Chief Warrant Officer Marshall H. Ford and Robert Francis Bahl, Jr.  Also on board were Sergeant First Class Richard Keefe, Specialist 5 Arthur Leon Lauderdale and Private First Class Lloyd E. Knake.  All were killed in the shoot-down.


MALONE, LAWRENCE M
MAJ USA
DATE OF BIRTH: 05/04/1936
DATE OF DEATH: 01/07/1968
BURIED AT: SECTION 30  SITE 1098
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

KIA Vietnam - USMA, 1958

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Posted: 31 May 2008
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