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Guy B. Creep

Guy Bare Creep Jr. was born on August 29, 1941 and joined the Armed Forces while in York, Pa.

He served as a 11B40 in the Army. In 1 year of service, he attained the rank of SSGT/E6.

On December 6, 1968, at the age of 27, Guy Bare Creep Jr. perished in the service of our country in Quang Tri, South Vietnam.


I was also running road security the night Sgt. Creep's track was ambushed. We were taking turns running either 2 tracks or a tank & track up and down [Highway] #1 somewhere between Quang-tri & Dong-Ha. An RPG hit the TC's right shield and blew it off. Sgt. Creep like some of the rest of us, sometimes hung parachute flares inside the turret. One of these might have gone off.
From what i remember after having talked to the crew, after the RPG hit they just roared back to the assembly area. Sgt. Creep was slumped down in the track. [There was] lots of smoke and confusion but when they drove in, Shadow told me to help Sgt. Creep. I ran over to them, got in the track, checked Sgt. Creep's vital signs and there were none. Doc (can't remember his name} got there and checked as well. As far as i could tell Sgt. Creep never knew what hit them. He had no real signs of trauma other than blood loss. I have 3 pictures of that track which I can send.
I will not presume to know what Mrs. Creep would want to see and would be reluctant to have a big conversation about any more, of which I don't know any more. [It's] Not something one wants to come up I guess.
Sgt. Randy Kilmore
RVN 68-69

Damon Kilmore

Guy died just before I got into his track that night. We were between LZ Nancy and Quang Tri. RPG into the right side shield around the 50.

I talked to Ken Dye and Dave Larson this weekend about Guy's death. Ken went to NCO school with Guy and knew him well. Both of these Troopers will be calling Susan to let her know the story of his death. I may even call her myself just to let her know we all really care and that Guy will never be forgotten even by the men that didn't know him but served in the same proud outfit as he did. He got ambushed on a thunder run between Dong Ha and Quantri. We made many a thunder run after his death and we always talked about that ambush.
See ya in Vegas
Jim R

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