Ellman, Joseph Raymond, PFC

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Last Rank
Private First Class
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1966-1966, 11B10, 2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment
Service Years
1965 - 1966

Private First Class

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Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Last Address
Spokane, Washington

Casualty Date
Jun 09, 1966
Hostile, Died
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Vietnam, South (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
08E 026

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord 101st Airbone Division

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  2013, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page

 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award
Parachutist (Basic)

 Unit Assignments
2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment
  1966-1966, 11B10, 2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment
 Colleges Attended 
Columbia Basin College
  1964-1965, Columbia Basin College
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
FC Joseph Ellman enlisted from Washington State where he had been living since grade school. He had trained at Fort Ord, California and Fort Gordon, Georgia and graduated from jump school at Fort Benning, Georgia

In Vietnam, his tour began on 2 April 1966.

PFC Ellman was part of a relief unit sent to the remote Civilian Irregular Defense Group (CIDG) camp at Toumorong, some 18 miles northwest of Dak To, that had come under siege by North Vietnamese Army forces. Between 3 and 10 Jun 1966, the 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry, and the 2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry, fought several engagements against the 24th NVA Regiment in the area around the Dak Tan Kan Valley. 2/502 lost twelve men on 9/10 June while fighting on the Ngok Run Ridge which formed one border of the valley.

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