Stalls, Elton Stanton, SP 5 Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Specialist 5
Last Service Branch
Adjutant General Corps
Last Primary MOS
71H-Personnel Specialist
Last MOS Group
Adjutant General (Enlisted)
Last Unit
1967-1968, 71L, 12th Aviation Group/HHC
Service Years
1966 - 1968
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Cold War Certificate



Specialist 5



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Home State
North Carolina
North Carolina
Year of Birth
1946
 
Casualty Info
Home Town
Robersonville
Last Address
Robersonville

Casualty Date
Jun 27, 1968
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Died of Illness, Other Injury
Reason
Vehicle Loss, Crash
Location
Bien Hoa
Conflict
Vietnam War/Unspecified Operation
Location of Interment
Martin Memorial Gardens - Williamston, North Carolina
Wall/Plot Coordinates
54W 005

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Rifle
Grenade

 
 Unit Assignments
12th Aviation Group
  1967-1968, 71L, 12th Aviation Group/HHC
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
SP5 Elton Staton Stalls, Vietnam Veteran, Native of Robersonville, NC.

Specialist Five Elton Staton Stalls was a casualty of the Vietnam War. As a member of the Army, SP5 Stalls served our country until June 27th, 1968 at Walter Reed Army Hospital, Washington, D.C. He was 21 years old and was not married. It was reported that Elton was injured when the vehicle he was a passenger in crashed. He was Medevaced stateside where later he succumbed from his injuries. His body was recovered. Elton was born on December 15th, 1946 in Robersonville, North Carolina. SP5 Stalls is on panel 54W, line 005 of the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington D.C. He served our country for 2 years.

Sp5 Elton Staton Stalls, 21 year old son of Eli Staton Jr and Jennie Bettie Stalls of Robersonville, NC, died in Walter Reed Army Hospital in Washington, D.C., early Thursday morning at 0640hrs. He was injured in a jeep accident in Vietnam on April 6, 1968 and had been in Walter Reed Army Hospital since May 13, 1968. Funeral Services were conducted at the Robersonville Pentecostal Holiness Church Sunday afternoon at three o'clock by the pastor, the Reverend Bobby Williams, assisted by the Reverend George Casper, a former pastor, and the Reverend Sam L Whichard, Holiness minister of Washington. Burial was in Martin Memorial Gardens near Everett.

Full Military Honors were accorded at the grave. Sp5 Stalls, a native of Martin County, was reared on the farm near Robersonville and attended the Robersonville schools; graduating in 1965. He was employed by North Carolina Equipment Company in Greenville until he entered the United States Army in March 1966. He had been in Vietnam since May 27, 1967. Surviving are his parents; a brother, Phillip R Stalls of Robersonville; a sister, Mrs J.B.Moore of Williamston; and his grandmother, Mrs Bertha Stalls of Robersonville.

He served with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 12th Aviation Group, 1st Aviation Brigade, USARV.

He was awarded The Vietnam Service Medal, The Republic of Vietnam Campaign Service Medal, The National Defense Service Medal.
   
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