Oct 062011

Sp4 Archie Monroe Carlyle

Birth: Jun. 24, 1946, Charlotte, Mecklenburg Co.

Death: Sep. 26, 1967Hua Nghia, Vietnam

Archie Monroe Carlyle was 21 years old and was married. Archie died from friendly fire. His body was recovered. He was killed along with Jerome C. Hadley on an ambush patrol that went bad. Most of the other men were wounded that night. He served with 1st Squad, 1st Platoon, Bravo Company, 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry, “Wolfhounds”, 25th Infantry Division, “Tropic Lightning”. He was awarded The Purple Heart Medal for his combat related wounds, The Vietnam Service Medal, The Republic of Vietnam Campaign Service Medal, The National Defense Service Medal and The Good Conduct Medal.

Burial: Sharon Memorial Park, Charlotte, Mecklenburg Co., NC.

(Source: Posted with permission of Tom & Jim Reece, #46857744; finding NC Vietnam KIA/MIA’s gravesites; Reconfigured and submitted by: Ron Yates)

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