JAMES ALLEN CRAN

Company A 1/22 Infantry

4th Infantry Divsion

KIA 03/14/1967

 

 

Army - PFC - E3

Age: 26
Race: Caucasian
Sex: Male
Date of Birth Jan 7, 1941
From: HAYFIELD, MN
Religion: ROMAN CATHOLIC
Marital Status: Single

PFC - E3 - Army - Regular
4th Infantry Division
MOS: 11B10: Infantryman
Length of service 6 years
His tour began on Feb 15, 1967
Casualty was on Mar 14, 1967
In KONTUM, SOUTH VIETNAM
HOSTILE, GROUND CASUALTY
GUN, SMALL ARMS FIRE
Body was recovered

Panel 16E - Line 76

 

James Cran was killed in a battle with NVA forces during Operation Sam Houston,
at grid reference YA600587, approximately 26 kilometers west of Plei Djereng airfield.

 

 


 

PFC James A. Cran's decorations

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Newspaper article announcing the death of PFC James Cran

Courtesy of David Olsen

 

 

 

 

James A. Cran's grave marker in Fort Snelling National Cemetery

Photo courtesy of:

Kimberly J. Brockman

Assistant to the Director

Fort Snelling National Cemetery

7601 34th Avenue South

Minneapolis, MN  55450

 

 

 

 

 


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