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Kenneth Glenn Spencer (Kenneth Glenn Spencer)



Nov. 19, 1944
Gaston County
North Carolina, USA


Apr. 25, 1968
Thua Thien, Vietnam

1LT Kenneth Glenn Spencer, Vietnam Veteran, Native of Gastonia, NC.

First Lieutenant Kenneth Glenn Spencer was a casualty of the Vietnam War. As a member of the Army Reserve, 1LT Spencer served our country until April 25th, 1968 in Thua Thien, Camp Evans, South Vietnam. He was 23 years old and was married. It was reported that Kenneth died when his helicopter crashed. His body was recovered. Kenneth was born on November 19th, 1944 in Gastonia, North Carolina. 1LT Spencer is on panel 52E, line 011 of the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington D.C. He served our country for 3 years.

Signal OCS Classmate. Well Ken you got to fly. Those were some of the comments that were made when a group of us visited the "Wall" this pass summer. Roger Berry, Al Washington, Mo Lewis, Joe Platania, Carl King and myself we saluted you friend and classmate. God Bless you where ever you are. Photos are courtesy of James Caldwell, 114 Brantley Hall Lane, Longwood, Fl 32779,

Fellow Signal Corps OCS Graduate. 1Lt Kenneth Spencer graduated from the U.S. Army Signal Corps OCS at Fort Gordon, GA. He died while serving his country in The Republic of Vietnam. The US Army Signal Corps OCS Association holds a memorial service, usually in October of each year at which 1LT Kenneth Spencer is remembered, along with the other deceased Singal OCS graduates. We encourage you who read this to embrace the same qualities of excellence in character and integrity that he displayed as an OCS graduate and as a soldier. God bless you Kenneth, wherever you are. Maxie Holt, 2070 Bradbury Rd, Adams, TN 37010.

He served with the Delta Company, "Guns", 227th Assault Helicopter Battalion, 11th Aviation Group, 1st Air Cavalry(AMBL), USARV.

He was awarded The Vietnam Service Medal, The Republic of Vietnam Campaign Service Medal, The National Defense Service Medal and The Air Medal with Multiple Oak Leaf Clusters.


Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Site 52/1245



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11/14/12 06:21 PM #1    

Wade Hampton Williford, Colonel, Air Force (Ret. )

Kenny Spencer was my friend. He lost his life as a hero in Vietnam. I never fail to remember him whem I come back to Gastonia and pass near his home. I miss him and all the others who's names are on "The Wall".

Wade Williford

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