Group to Sgt William H. Gamble, 7th Cavalry, DoW Vietnam
Group of eight to Sergeant William H. Gamble, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division: Bronze Star, slot brooch, unnamed; Purple Heart, slot brooch, machine-engraved “William H. Gamble”; Army Good Conduct Medal, slot brooch; National Defense Service Medal; Vietnam Service Medal, with one star; Vietnam Military Merit Medal (Vietnamese-made); Vietnam Cross of Gallantry, with palm (Vietnamese-made); Vietnam Campaign Medal, with “60- “ device (US-made).
Sergeant Gamble, from New Kensington, Pennsylvania, joined the Army in 1962 and arrived in Vietnam on 14 Mar 1966. While a team leader on a search and destroy mission, he was shot in the head by a sniper. He died of his wounds on 13 June 1966.