Lin Albert Mahner

Lin Albert Mahner

Age: 25
Branch: USN
Rank: HM1
Unit: ST1
Station: South Vietnam

Fallen on: 25 May 1969
Location: Kien Giang, South Vietnam
Era: Vietnam

Medals & Commendations: Bronze Star with ā€˜Vā€™ device for Valor and Gold Star, Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Navy Presidential Unit Citation w/ Bronze Star, Navy Unit Commendation Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, 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: Medford, WI

HM1 Mahner died of injuries received on 17 May 1969 when a Viet Cong mortar exploded as team members were attempting to disarm it.