Guthrie, Edward Francis, 1LT

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Last Rank
First Lieutenant
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Officer)
Primary Unit
1967-1968, 196th Infantry Brigade (Light) /HHC
Service Years
1967 - 1968

Infantry

First Lieutenant


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Home State
Oklahoma
Oklahoma
Year of Birth
1944
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Idabel
Last Address
Idabel

Casualty Date
May 02, 1968
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Quang Tri (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Denison Cemetery - Idabel, Oklahoma
Wall/Plot Coordinates
54E 009

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord


 Unofficial Badges 




 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans MemorialMilitary Order of the Purple Heart
  2013, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2013, Military Order of the Purple Heart [Verified] - Assoc. Page

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 
 Unit Assignments
3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry 196th Infantry Brigade (Light)
  1967-1968, 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry /C Company
  1967-1968, 196th Infantry Brigade (Light) /HHC
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1970-1970 Vietnam War/Sanctuary Counteroffensive Campaign (1970)
  1970-1971 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase VII Campaign (1970-71)
 Colleges Attended 
Oklahoma State University
  1963-1967, Oklahoma State University
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
A 23 years old army officer from Idabel was listed by the defense department Wednesday as Oklahoma's latest Vietnam war casualty. He was 1st Lt. Edward F. Gutghrie, son of Mrs. Martha C. Guthrie of Idabel.

Lt. Guthrie died May 2 of bullet wounds received furing a combat mission near the DMZ, the family said.

He was a 1963 graduate of Idabel High School and attended Oklahoma State University. After receiving his commission in the national guard, he transferred to the army reserves and asked for active duty. Lt. Guthrie went to Vietnam las December.

Norwood-Welch Funeral Home in Idabel will be in charge of services.

   
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