Private First Class Montie Horace Henderson Jr.
81mm Mortar Platoon
Battalion Landing Team 2/26
Private First Class Montie Horace Henderson, Jr, Charleston, South Carolina, age 23.
Died on October 1, 1968, in a barrage of artillery fire from across the Ben Hai River in North Vietnam onto his platoon's landing zone, LZ Duster.
PFC Henderson had fought bravely with his mortar squad two weeks earlier on LZ Margo.
PFC Montie Henderson's obituary. Photo courtesy of Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund.