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First Name: Thomas

Last Name: Brandes

Birthplace: USA

Gender: Male

Branch: Army (1784 - present)

Middle Name: Glenn

Date of Birth: 25 March 1941

Date of Death: 17 November 1965

Rank: Private First Class

Years Served:
Thomas Glenn Brandes

•  Vietnam War (1960 - 1973)


Thomas Glenn Brandes

Private First Class, U.S. Army

Thomas Glenn Brandes was born on 25 March 1941.

On 17 November 1965, Private First Class Thomas Glenn Brandes was serving with A Company, 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division, in Pleiku Province, South Vietnam.

On that day, PFC Brandes was killed in action when he sustained multiple fragmentation wounds. His body was recovered.

Badge and Medals

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


The name Thomas G Brandes is located on Panel 03E Line 070 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall.

Honoree ID: 3494   Created by: MHOH




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