Wilson, Harvey Larry

327 Infantry Veterans
Project Name
Wilson, Harvey Larry
1st Battalion,ABU Troops

Vietnam 1st Battalion

Harvey Larry Wilson

A Company 1968


Graduated from Infantry Officer’s Candidate School and served 23 years in the US Army as an Airborne Infantry Officer and an Army Aviator retiring in 1988 as a Lieutenant Colonel.

31 months combat duty in the Republic of Vietnam with the 1st Battalion, Airborne, 327TH Infantry, 101ST Airborne Division and the 48th Assault Helicopter Company, 1st Aviation Brigade.

I served as the Platoon Leader of 1-A-1-327 in 1968. At the time I became Platoon Leader the Platoon Sergeant was one John Doyle. Later SSG Jerry Day became Platoon Sergeant.

Significant Awards:

Combat Infantry Badge (CIB)

Silver Star

Bronze Star for Valor

Bronze Star for Service, 4 awards

Meritorious Service Medal, 2 awards

Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry with Gold Star

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