Bruce Richard Backes

Specialist 4th Class, E4, US52687765, MOS 11B20
Home of Record: Titusville, NJ
Date of Birth: November 8, 1946, Age at time of loss: 21, Single
173rd Airborne Brigade (Separate), Binh Dinh Province, Republic of Vietnam
Start of Tour: September 1, 1967, Date of Casualty: May 5, 1968
Days in Country: 247
Casualty Type A1, Gun, small arms fire, Panel 54E - Row 042

Purple HeartVietnam Campaign MedalRVN CampaignNDSM