ALLEN EBERLY GROSHONG
HN - E3 - Navy - Regular
20 year old Single, Caucasian, Male
Born on Feb 11, 1948
From NEWPORT NEWS, VIRGINIA
Length of service 1 year.
His tour of duty began on Feb 15, 1968
Casualty was on Apr 08, 1968
in QUANG TRI, SOUTH VIETNAM
HOSTILE, GROUND CASUALTY
OTHER EXPLOSIVE DEVICE
Body was recovered
Panel 48E - - Line 52
Allen Groshong, we called him Doc Allen.
He came to Fox Co. 2/1, at Con Thein in January of `68.
He was KIA saving my life at Khe Sanh April 8 `68. I was
retired from the corps after spending 34 months in the hospital
as a result of my injuries from the day Allen saved my life.
I absolutely owe my life to him.
He was awarded the Silver Star that day, and the Navy dedicated
a new building to him at
PLT SGT 3RD PLT F CO 2ND BN 1ST MAR
Another Viet Vet