Lutesville Soldier Dies in Vietnam

David Keith PomeroyDavid Keith Pomeroy 26 Aug 1968, Mon The Daily Standard (Sikeston, Missouri) Newspapers.com

The above photo was published in the Daily Standard’s (Sikeston, Mo.) August 26, 1968 issue. This particular scan is not the best quality, but it is all I could find.

Army Pfc. David Keith Pomeroy was killed on February 18, 1968 while serving in Vietnam. The Daily Standard reported:

Mrs. Faye Pomeroy of Lutesville, in a ceremony at the Bollinger County Bank, Monday received posthumous awards honoring her husband, Pfc. David K. Pomeroy.

Making the presentation was Lt. Col. J. J. Reedy, commanding officer of the fifth U.S. army advisory group in Cape Girardeau.

The awards included the bronze star and purple heart medals, good conduct medal, combat infantryman badge, national defense service medal, Vietnam campaign ribbon and the expert badge with rifle and pistol bar.

A detailed description of Pfc. Pomeroy’s service is included in the clipping below.

David Keith PomeroyDavid Keith Pomeroy 26 Aug 1968, Mon The Daily Standard (Sikeston, Missouri) Newspapers.com

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