Patrick Clinton MortusSergeant
B CO, 2ND BN, 1ST INFANTRY, 196 INF BDE
Army of the United States
11 August 1947 - 14 January 1968
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The database page for Patrick Clinton Mortus
Rose are red,
You're forever in our hearts, Patrick C. Mortus.
Joshua D. Mortus
A Note from The Virtual WallSixty-nine American soldiers from the 196th Infantry Brigade died in heavy fighting in the Hiep Duc Valley, Quang Tin Province, during the first two weeks of 1968. Although the heaviest loss was on 10 January - 20 men - the last man to be killed in the series of engagements was Sergeant Patrick Mortus, who fell to mortar fire on the 14th.
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With all respect
Jim Schueckler, former CW2, US Army
Ken Davis, Commander, United States Navy (Ret)
Last updated 08/10/2009