Anglim, Adrian James, SSG

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Last Rank
Staff Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
11B40-Infantry Platoon Sergeant
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1966-1966, 11B40, 1st Battalion, 2nd Infantry Regiment/C Company
Service Years
1955 - 1966

Staff Sergeant

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Three Overseas Service Bars

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Casualty Info
Home Town
Last Address
Gladstone, Michigan

Casualty Date
Aug 25, 1966
Hostile, Died
Multiple Fragmentation Wounds
Binh Duong (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Fernwood Cemetery - Gladstone, Michigan
Wall/Plot Coordinates
10E 035

 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans MemorialThe National Gold Star Family Registry
  1966, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2018, The National Gold Star Family Registry

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 Unit Assignments
1st Battalion, 2nd Infantry Regiment1st Infantry Division
  1966-1966, 11B40, 1st Battalion, 2nd Infantry Regiment/C Company
  1966-1966, 11B40, 1st Infantry Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1966-1966 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase II Campaign (1966-67)/Operation Amarillo
  1966-1966 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase II Campaign (1966-67)
 Colleges Attended 
Northern Michigan University
  1952-1955, Northern Michigan University
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

Casualty occurrence: Operation Amarillo, Aug 25th 1966.

Staff Sergent Adrian J. Anglin husband of the former Marilyn Van De Weghe of Kipling, is the first Gladstone area casulty of the Vietnam war. Sgt. Anglin, 32 year old father of three children was ordered to Vietnam on April 21 of this year. His death, according tp official reports, came "as a result of enemy action" at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, August 25. He was with the 1st Battalion of the 2nd Infantry Division of the U. S. Army. Sgt. Anglin was born January 9, 1934, at Marquette, Michigan. He had been in military service for 11 years. 

After training at Fort Leonard Wood, MO., he had been stationed at Fort Jackson S. C.; in Korea; at Fort Riley, Kans.; Baumholder, Germany; and as an ROTC instructor in Bessemer, Michigan. Sgt. Anglins body is being flown back to the United States and will arrive in Gladstone some time next week. A military funeral with internment in Fernwood cemetery is planned.

Survivors include his wife, Marilyn, twins Ann and Van age 8, and Paul, age 4; his parents Mr. and Mrs. James Anglin of Ironwood; and three sisters Mrs. Lawrence Anderson of Wakefield, Mrs. Arthur Paulson of Duluth, and Mrs. Bruce Shelton of Detroit. Saturday, August 27, was the eleventh wedding anniversary for the young couple. Photo on File. He was a career sargent in the U. S. Army. His Army serial number was 27060269. He was in the regular Army and had a paygrade of E6. Was in the MOS (Military Occupational Specialty Code) 11B40. He served in Korea and then the Vietnam war. He was also a ROTC Instructor 1963-1966. A.D. Johnston High School, Bessemer MI with a degree in education.

He began his tour of duty on Thursday April 28, 1966. On Thursday August 25, 1966, when he was only 32, he was listed as a casulty from multiple fragmentation wounds (ground casulty), in South Vietnam, providence unknown or unreported. His name appears on the Wall, panel 10E-Row 035. 
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