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PFC Alan Craig Shroyer
A Company, 720th MP Battalion
, 89th MP Group, 18th MP Brigade

Line Of Duty Casualty ~ 4 March 1967 ~ Vietnam


They Say,
our deaths are not ours,
they are yours,
they will mean what
you make of them.

They say,
we leave you our deaths,
give them some

Archibald MacLeish
poet and WWI



There is no contact information for the next of kin.

        On Saturday, 4 March 1967, PFC Alan Craig Shroyer, age 20, of Muncie, Indiana, was standing guard duty at the Cogido Docks  and ammunition barge site along with SP/4 Rosencranes.

PFC Shroyer had his 45 cal. sidearm unholstered and before returning the pistol to his holster it accidentally discharged fatally wounding him.

--- General / Personal ---
Last name: SHROYER
First name: ALAN CRAIG
Home of Record (official): MUNCIE
State (official): IN
Date of Birth: Thursday, January 9, 1947
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Single

--- Military ---
Branch: Army
Rank: PFC
Serial Number: 55851733
Component: Selective Service
Pay grade: E3
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 95B10

--- Action ---
Start of Tour: Thursday, November 17, 1966
Date of Casualty: Saturday, March 4, 1967
Age at time of loss: 20
Casualty type: (C1) Non-hostile, died of other causes
Reason: Accidental self destruction (Ground casualty)
Country: South VietNam
Province: Bien Hoa
The Wall: Panel 16E - Row 018


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