Eugene Raymond Moreau

Army of the United States
19 March 1942 - 27 August 1966
Andover, Massachusetts
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Combat Infantry

Bronze Star, Purple Heart, Air Medal, Army Commendation, Good Conduct, National Defense, Vietnam Service, Vietnam Campaign


The database page for Eugene Raymond Moreau

14 Mar 2005

Sergeant Eugene Moreau was the husband of Bette A. Moreau and father of Troy and Keith Moreau. Bette passed away on March 19, 2004, the birth date of Eugene, without ever having re-married. He was her true love.

Troy is an auto mechanic, married with four children.

I am a Lieutenant in a local police department and father of three children.

From his son,
Keith Moreau

07 Feb 2007

Dear Eugene, Thank you for sacrificing your life for the good of mankind. You were a brave soul and I send the best of my regards to your family. I pray that God has a guiding arm around our shoulders so that one day in heaven we can meet and you can share with me all the wisdom you have obtained thus far. You will always be in my heart.

Your thankful friend.
E-mail address is not available.

A Note from The Virtual Wall

Detachment B-52, 5th SF Group, was organized in June 1965 to provide command and control for Project Delta, a special reconnaissance unit originally formed as Project Leaping Lena. In 1966 Project Delta consisted of a hundred or so US Army Special Forces personnel, an ARVN Special Forces (VNSF) Training Command headquarters, a VNSF Airborne Ranger Battalion, and a CIDG company. Project Delta conducted a variety of intelligence-gathering and operational missions within South Vietnam as well as across the borders of Cambodia and Laos.

Sergeant Moreau was the senior advisor to Recon Team 2 when he was killed in action about 19 kilometers east of Det A-322 at Prek Klok, Tay Ninh Province. The following photos are the property of Sergeant Major Norman A. Doney, US Army (Ret), who served with Sgt Moreau. They are taken from the Project Delta web site and are used with Sergeant Major Doney's permission.

Aug 1966, Song Be, Operation 10-66

Left to Right:
SSG Johnny Varner,
(?) Walsh,
SFC Norman Doney,
SSG Sommerhof,
SFC Charles Harper,
SGT Joe Alderman, and
SGT Eugene Moreau.

Aug 1966, Tay Ninh (Operation 10-66 Phase III)

Left to Right:
SGT Johnny Varner (WIA),
SGT Eugene Moreau (KIA),
SFC Norman Doney,
SSG Andre St Laurent;
background, SSG Rolfe Raines.

Recon Team #2, Aug 1966, Tay Ninh (Operation 10-66 Phase III)

Left to Right:
VNSF Team Sergeant (Captured),
Team Leader,
radio operator (KIA),
VN point man;
Senior Advisor SGT Eugene Moreau (KIA) and
Asst Advisor SGT Johnny Varner (WIA).

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Ken Davis, Commander, United States Navy (Ret)
Memorial first published on 15 Mar 2005
Last updated 08/10/2009