John “Bubba” Cooke Brewton

John “Bubba” Cooke Brewton

Age: 26
Branch: USN
Rank(s): ENS, LTJG
Unit(s): UDT22, ST2
Station: South Vietnam

Fallen on: 11 Jan 1970
Location: Gia Dinh, South Vietnam, Mekong
Era: Vietnam

Medals & Commendations: Silver Star, Bronze Star Medal with ‘V’ device for Valor and one Gold Star, Purple Heart w/ Gold Star, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal with ‘V’ device for Valor, Combat Action Ribbon, Navy Presidential Unit Citation w/ Bronze Star, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal w/ Bronze Star and one Silver Star, Republic of Vietnam (RVN) National Order Medal 5th Class, 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: Mobile, AL

LT Brewton died of fragmentation wounds received in combat.