MICHAEL D REEVES

MICHAEL D REEVES - CPL

  • HOMETOWN:
  • absecon
  • COUNTY:
  • Atlantic
  • DATE OF BIRTH:
  • December 01, 1947
  • DATE OF CASUALTY:
  • May 20, 1968
  • BRANCH OF SERVICE:
  • Army
  • RANK:
  • CPL
  • STATUS:
  • KIA
  • COUNTRY:
  • South Vietnam

Biography


Michael Davis Reeves was born on December 1, 1947, to Charles and Alice Reeves.  His home of record is Abescon, NJ.  He had one brother, Timothy, and three sisters, Shirl, Patty and Alice.  Michael attended Absecon High School.

He left high school to enlist in the US Army.  After serving one tour of duty in Vietnam, he returned home.  Reeves attained the rank of Corporal (CPL).  A short time later, he volunteered to return to Vietnam.

Reeves was killed in action on May 20, 1968, during a firefight on the outskirts of Saigon.

Sources: Jack Cesar (volunteer), various websites and NJVVMF.

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