Gooding, Orange

Brick Inscription

 ORANGE GOODING
USA RVN 3-7-69

Brick Location

VIETNAM MEMORIAL
PEARSON PARK

Honored by

VIETNAM VETERAN'S
CHAPTER 892
KINSTON, NORTH CAROLINA

 

 


 

 


 

 

Orange Gooding's home of record was Norfolk, Virginia. He was born March 3, 1928. In Vietnam he was a member of Headquarters and Headquarters Company,3rd Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division. He died of a heart attack at the age of 40 on March 7, 1969 at Khanh Hoa, South Vietnam. His name is located at panel 30W, line 64 of the Vietnam Memorial in Washington, D.C.

His awards include the Combat Infantryman's Badge (first award, Korea, 2nd award Vietnam), the Good Conduct Medal, The National Defense Medal, The Korean Service Medal, the Vietnam Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal the China Service Medal and the Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal.