Col. Alfred Bancroft

Col. Alfred Bancroft

Bancroft Portrait

Col. Bancroft was part of the United States Marine Corps, from 1958-1991.  He attended Marine Corps Recruit Training at Parris Island, South Carolina in 1958 , as well as Infantry Training Regiment in Camp LeJeune, North Carolina the same year. He was a part of the First Marine Division, Second Marine Division, Third Marine Division.

He served 3 tours as a First Class Private with the U.S. Marine Corps:

March 9, 1965-April 1966 (Danang, Vietnam)

July 1966 – August 1967 (Chu Lai, Vietnam)

July 1969-August 1970 (Hoi An, Vietnam)

His list of merits includes:

Legion of Merit

Good Conduct Medal (2 Stars)

Navy Presidential Unit Citation (1 Star)

National Defense Service Medal (1 Star)

Vietnam Service Medal (7 Stars)

Vietnam Campaign Medal (1960 Device)

Combat Action Ribbon

Meritorious Unit Commendation (1 Star)

Republic of Vietnam-Civil Actions Color 1st Class (Palm & Frame)

Sea Service Deployment Ribbon

New Jersey Vietnam Service Medal

Camden County Military Service Medal

Camden County Veterans Special Recognition Award


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