Eidson, Samuel Arlen, SSG

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Last Rank
Staff Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
11B10-Infantryman
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1965-1965, A Company, 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment (Airborne)
Service Years
1950 - 1965

Staff Sergeant


Five Service Stripes



Five Overseas Service Bars


 Last Photo   Personal Details 


Home State
Alabama
Alabama
Year of Birth
1933
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
North Birmingham
Last Address
North Birmingham

Casualty Date
Nov 08, 1965
 
Cause
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Reason
Multiple Fragmentation Wounds
Location
Vietnam, South (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Jefferson Memorial Gardens East - Trussville, Alabama
Wall/Plot Coordinates
03E 030

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord


 Unofficial Badges 

Airborne


 Photo Album   (More...


 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 2nd Award
Master Parachutist (2 Combat Jumps)

 
 Unit Assignments
187th Airborne Regimental Combat Team1st Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment (Rakkasans)101st Airborne Division 173rd Airborne Brigade
2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment
  1950-1955, 187th Airborne Regimental Combat Team
  1955-1957, 1st Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment (Rakkasans)/HHC
  1955-1957, 101st Airborne Division
  1963-1965, 173rd Airborne Brigade
  1965-1965, A Company, 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment (Airborne)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Defensive (1950)
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Offensive (1950)/Battle of Pakchon
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Offensive (1950)
  1950-1951 Korean War/CCF Intervention (1950-51)
  1951-1951 Korean War/First UN Counteroffensive (1951)
  1951-1951 Korean War/First UN Counteroffensive (1951)/Operation Tomahawk
  1965-1965 Vietnam War/Defense Campaign (1965)
 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  1965, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
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