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First Name: Lawrence

Last Name: Bigelow

Birthplace: Lake View, NY, USA

Gender: Male

Branch: Army (1784 - present)

Middle Name: Carroll

Date of Birth: 07 July 1948

Date of Death: 15 April 1970

Rank: Sergeant

Years Served: 1969 - 1970
Lawrence Carroll Bigelow

•  Vietnam War (1960 - 1973)


Lawrence Carroll Bigelow
Sergeant, U.S. Army

Lawrence Carroll Bigelow was born on 7 July 1948 in Lake View, NY.

On 15 April 1970, Specialist Four Lawrence Carroll Bigelow was serving with A Company, 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division in Tay Ninh Province in South Vietnam.

On that day, SP4 Bigelow was killed in action when he suffered multiple fragmentation wounds. His body was recovered.

He received a posthumous promotion to the rank of Sergeant.

Badge and Medals

Combat Infantryman Badge
Purple Heart
National Defense Service Medal
Vietnam Service Medal
Vietnam Campaign Medal


The name Lawrence C Bigelow is located on Panel 12W Line 95 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall.


Sergeant Lawrence Carroll Bigelow is buried at Saint Vincent de Paul Cemetery in Derby, Erie County, NY, in Section C, Lot 136, Space 3.


Honoree ID: 3455   Created by: MHOH




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