Gregorio Meno CamachoSergeant First Class
C CO, 3RD BN, 8TH INFANTRY, 4 INF DIV
Army of the United States
10 December 1931 - 26 September 1968
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As a senior Non-Commissioned Officer of Infantry in a combat unit, Sergeant First Class Gregorio M. Camacho was charged with the responsibility of ensuring the combat efficiency of his unit. More important, he was responsible for ensuring that the lives of his soldiers were not needlessly risked.
Sergeant First Class Camacho gave his own life carrying out his duties. He died of gunshot wounds received in battle in Pleiku Province, South Vietnam, on 26 September 1968.
Sergeant First Class Camacho is remembered and honored by his community and by his comrades in the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Leon Williams Post 4346, Toccoa, Stephens County, Georgia.
A Note from The Virtual WallOn 26 Sep 1968 C Company, 3rd Bn, 8th Infantry, lost two men to sniper fire while operating near Polei Kleng in Pleiku Province:
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With all respect
Jim Schueckler, former CW2, US Army
Ken Davis, Commander, United States Navy (Ret)
Memorial first published on 28 Jun 2000
Last updated 11/16/2007