Thomas F. Young

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Sergeant Thomas F. Young

September 18, 1946 - February 3, 1968

Personal History

Thomas "Tommy" Franklin Young was born in Hot Springs, Arkansas. He was married and had one sibling.

Military History

Sergeant Young entered into the Marine Corps in 1966. He did training at Boot Camp in Parris Island, South Carolina. Young served with Marine Corps Forces Pacific, US Military Assistance Command in Vietnam.


  1. National Defense Service Medal
  2. Purple Heart Medal
  3. Vietnam Campaign Medal
  4. Vietnam Service Medal
  5. Combat Action Ribbon
  6. Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation


Sergeant Young was killed in action from bursts of automatic weapons fire in Thua Thien, South Vietnam. He is currently buried in Greenwood Cemetery.