Soldier Honored: Patrick C. Nevin
Branch of Service: Army
On February 23, 1966, Sergeant Patrick Christopher Nevin was serving with B Company, 1st Battalion, 12th Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division, in Binh Dinh Province, South Vietnam.
On that day, SGT Nevin, a native of Ireland, was killed in action when he sustained wounds from small arms fire. His body was recovered. His badges and medals include Combat Infantryman Badge, Purple Heart, Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, and Parachutist Badge.
The name Patrick C. Nevin is located on Panel 5E Line 67 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall.