LANNY ROSS BOLDING

Company A 1/22 Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 02/16/1967

 

 

Army - PFC - E3

Age: 24
Race: Caucasian
Sex: Male
Date of Birth Jun 26, 1942
From: BELLS, TN
Religion: BAPTIST
Marital Status: Married

PFC - E3 - Army - Selective Service
4th Infantry Division
MOS: 11C10: Indirect Fire Infantryman
Length of service 0 years
His tour began on Nov 8, 1966
Casualty was on Feb 16, 1967
In KONTUM, SOUTH VIETNAM
HOSTILE, GROUND CASUALTY
GUN, SMALL ARMS FIRE
Body was recovered

Panel 15E - Line 39

 

Lanny Bolding was killed in a battle with NVA forces during Operation Sam Houston, at grid reference YA598614,
approximately 27 kilometers west/northwest of Plei Djereng airfield.

 

 

 

PFC Lanny Bolding's decorations:

Top: Combat Infantryman Badge
Center, left to right: Silver Star Medal, Purple Heart Medal, National Defense Service Medal,
Vietnam Service Medal w/Campaign Star, Republic of Vietnam Military Merit Medal,
Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross w/Palm, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal
Bottom, left to right: Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation,
Republic of Vietnam Civic Action Honor Medal 2nd Class Unit Citation

 

 

 

 

 

Lanny Bolding

 

Lanny - Basic Training

 

Lanny and his wife Annette - 1966

 

Annette and Lanny

 

Annette and Lanny wedding

 

Lanny prior to going to Vietnam

 

Lanny in Vietnam

 

Lanny in Vietnam ready to go on patrol - 1967

 

Lanny's cased medals and photos

 

 

Lanny's flag and medals

 

Memorial to Lanny Bolding

 

 

Lanny Bolding is buried at Roberson Cemetery near Alamo and Bells,
Crockett County, TN

 

Lanny's grave marker

 

 

 

 

Photos courtesy of Lanny Bolding's widow Annette Riddick

 

 

 

 


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