Stephen Alan Jordan
Son Brother Husband Father Hero
Stephen was born on October 28th 1949 in Rosemead CA. He attended
Monrovia High. When he was 17 he married Dee Dee in 1967 and
had a son, Shane Jordan. He joined the army in August of 1967 and
went to Vietnam 6 months later at age 18. Six months later, to the
day, he was Killed saving his patrol. They were cut off and
trapped. The radio man had been shot and Steve grabbed the radio
and called for artillery to cover them. He was hit with fragments
from a mortar shell in the chest. He saved everyone in his
His position was Forward Observer for the artillery.
You can find STEPHEN ALAN JORDAN honored on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial
on Panel 46W, Row 16.PDF.
HERE is a newspaper clipping announcing Steve's death.
This is a PDF file and you'll need Adobe Acrobat to view it.
STEPHEN ALAN JORDAN was born on October 28, 1949 and joined the Armed
Forces while in MONROVIA, CA.
He served as a 13E40 in the Army.
In 1 year of service, he attained the rank of CPL/E4.
He began a tour of duty on February 25, 1968.
On August 25, 1968, at the age of 18, STEPHEN ALAN JORDAN perished in the
service of our country in South Vietnam, Binh Dinh.
Corporal / Specialist Four
Pay grade E4
Killed in action August 25, 1968 by ground casualty multiple
fragmentation wounds hostile, died in Binh Dinh South Vietnam. The
body was recovered. Home of record was MONROVIA, CA. Born
October 28, 1949 age at death 18. A Caucasian Male, Married.
Religious affiliation Protestant.
CAACF Record Number : 18852057
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The JPL/NASA Stardust
Steve's name into space.
The Virtual Wall.
You can post a remembrance there.