Gilford Frank Dashner

Corporal
D CO, 1ST BN, 20TH INFANTRY, 11 INF BDE
Army of the United States
02 November 1946 - 18 September 1968
Burlington, Massachusetts
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11 INF BDE

20TH INF RGT
Combat Infantry

Bronze Star, Purple Heart, National Defense, Vietnam Service, Vietnam Campaign

The database page for Gilford Frank Dashner

26 Oct 2003

REMEMBERED
by a friend and classmate.

A Note from The Virtual Wall

On 18 Sep 1968 the 2nd Bn, 20th Infantry lost 12 men in a fight at Go Tro hamlet in Quang Ngai Province:
  • 1LT Raymond J. Enners, Farmingdale, NY, A Company (Dist Svc Cross)
  • 1LT Robert L. Janowitz, Glen Rock, NJ, D Company
  • 1LT Alfred M. Schroeder, Chicago, IL, D Company
  • SSG John F. Downey, Flushing, NY, D Company
  • SSG Charles L. Freeman, Stedman, NC, D Company
  • SSG Donald E. Turner, Port Orchard, WA, D Company
  • SGT Gilbert M. Maestas, San Diego, CA, A Company
  • SGT James B. Spearmon, Conroe, TX, D Company
  • SGT Kermit L. Williams, Clinton, NC, A Company
  • CPL Gilford F. Dashner, Burlington, MA, D Company
  • CPL James O. Fryman, Indianapolis, IN, D Company
  • SP4 Gary L. Browning, Hutchinson, KS, HQ Company (medic w/ D/2/20)
Three days later, on 21 Sep, PFC James P. Concannon of Morton, Pennsylvania died of wounds received in the engagement.


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With all respect
Jim Schueckler, former CW2, US Army
Ken Davis, Commander, United States Navy (Ret)
Memorial first published on 26 Oct 2003
Last updated 07/01/2012