Walter Glenn Pope

Walter Glenn Pope

Age: 34
Branch: USN
Rank(s): BM2, BM1
Unit(s): UDT12, ST1
Station: South Vietnam

Fallen on: 29 Apr 1968
Location: Kien Hoa, South Vietnam
Era: Vietnam

Medals & Commendations: Bronze Star Medal with ‘V’ device for Valor, Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon w/ Gold Star, Navy Presidential Unit Citation, Navy Unit Commendation Ribbon, Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal w/3 bronze stars, National Defense Service Medal w/ Bronze Star, Korean Service Medal w/2 Bronze Stars, Vietnam Service Medal w/2 Bronze Stars, South Vietnam Military Merit Ribbon, Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation with frame, Republic of Vietnam RVN Gallantry Cross Unit Citation, Republic of Vietnam Civil Action 1 C Palm Unit Citation, UN Korean Service Medal, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal, ROK Korean War Service Medal, Expert Rifle Medal, Expert Pistol Medal.

Hometown: Carthage, TN

BM1 Pope died when his stoner malfunctioned.