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Killed In Action, Missing In Action, & Died In Service
Harold Jeffery Canan
SP4 Canan died in Hua Nghia, South Vietnam on 9/14/1967 during the Vietnam War as a member of Alpha Company . The soldier's injury type or status was recorded as 'GUN, SMALL ARMS FIRE'. Canan originated from Oceanside, New York .
On September 14, 1967, the battalion continued security operations and also conducted saturation ambush patrolling in the area of Loc Giang. At 0515 hours, an ambush patrol from Company A engaged 2 VC with negative results. At 2220 hours, an ambush patrol from Company A, located 500 meters south of the junction of Highways10 and 6A, received small arms and automatic weapons fire at XT 435157. One Bobcat was killed and two were wounded.