Ivol M. York

Company A 1/22 Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA April 28, 1968

 

 

 

  SGT - E5 - Army - Regular
Rank: Sergeant
Note: Posthumous Promotion as indicated
MOS: 11B20: Infantryman

20 year old Single, Caucasian, Male
Born on Feb 03, 1948
From PERU, INDIANA
Length of service 1 year.
His tour of duty began on Dec 30, 1967
Casualty was on Apr 28, 1968
in KONTUM, SOUTH VIETNAM
HOSTILE, GROUND CASUALTY
MISADVENTURE
Body was recovered
Religion
PROTESTANT

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Ivol York was killed while on Operation MacArthur/Binh Tay, at Chu Moor Mountain,
approximately 25 kilometers west of Polei Krong, in Kontum Province. He died as a result of fragmentation wounds
from friendly artillery short rounds while moving to reinforce his Company's perimeter.

 

SGT Ivol M. York's decorations

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ivol York was killed in action during the Battle for Chu Moor mountain.
The website is grateful to John McKee and Charlie "Doc" Shyab

for contributing the rubbings they took of all the names
of the 1st Battalion Killed In Action during the battle for Chu Moor.

 

 

 

 

Ivol York is buried at Mount Hope Cemetery, Peru, IN

 

 

The grave marker for Ivol York

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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