Harry Albert Mattingly, Jr

Harry Albert Mattingly, Jr

Age: 26
Branch: USN
Rank(s): GMGSN, GMG2, GMG1
Unit(s): UDT21, ST2
Station: South Vietnam

Fallen on: 16 Jan 1969
Location: Phong Dinh, South Vietnam
Era: Vietnam

Medals & Commendations: Bronze Star with ‘V’ device for Valor and Gold Star, Purple Heart w/ Gold Star, Silver Lifesaving, Combat Action Ribbon, Navy Presidential Unit Citation w/b Bronze Star, Good Conduct Medal, Navy Expeditionary Ribbon, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal w/3 Bronze Stars, South Vietnam Military Merit Ribbon, Republic of Vietnam RVN Gallantry Cross Unit Citation, Republic of Vietnam Civil Action 1 C Palm Unit Citation, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal, Expert Rifle Medal, Expert Pistol Medal.

Hometown: Essex, MD

GMG1 Mattingly was mortally wounded on 16 January 1969 while leading his unit in an attack against a heavily armed Viet Cong force.