35th Infantry (Cacti) Regiment Association

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  PFC Booker Tee McCoy Jr.    In memory of our fallen brother

"We few, we happy few, we band of brothers; for he to-day that sheds his blood with me shall be my brother"

Bravo Company
1st Battalion
35th Infantry Regiment

Vietnam War

"Not For Fame or Reward
Not For Place or For Rank
But In Simple Obedience To
Duty as They Understood It"

National Defense Service Medal Vietnam Service Medal Vietnam Campaign Medal Vietnam Campaign Medal

The 35th Infantry Regiment Association salutes our fallen brother, PFC Booker Tee McCoy Jr., who died in the service of his country on July 7th, 1966 in Pleiku Province, Vietnam. The cause of death was listed as Burns. At the time of his death Booker was 22 years of age. He was from Orlando, Florida. Booker is honored on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial at Panel 09E, Line 5.

The decorations earned by PFC Booker Tee McCoy Jr. include: the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Purple Heart, the National Defense Service Medal, the Vietnam Service Medal, the Vietnam Campaign Medal and the Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm Unit Citation.

Booker died of his injuries on 07/07/1966 in the Army hopsital at San Antonio. He was wounded 07/03/1966.

Booker is buried in the Orlovista,Orlando FL Cemetery

Booker was married to Etta L McCoy, 907 West Bentley St,Orlando, FL Etta supplied us his picture.

His parents were: Booker T McCoy Sr and Mable L McCoy, 210 1/2 South Paramore St, Orlando, FL