Harris, Edward James, Jr., 2LT

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Last Rank
Second Lieutenant
Last Service Branch
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


Second Lieutenant

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Casualty Info
Home Town
Last Address

Casualty Date
Jan 09, 1968
Hostile, Died while Missing
Multiple Fragmentation Wounds
Quang Tin (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Lowellville Cemetery - Lowellville, Ohio
Wall/Plot Coordinates
34E 012

 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
2nd Battalion, 1st Infantry Regiment196th Infantry Brigade (Light)
  1967-1967, 2nd Battalion, 1st Infantry Regiment/D Company
  1967-1968, 196th Infantry Brigade (Light) /HHC
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1967-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (1967-68)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
On 9 January 1968, Second Lieutenant Edward James Harris Jr. was serving with 1st Platoon, D Company, 2nd Battalion, 1st Infantry, 196th Infantry Brigade, AMERICAL Division, in Quang Tin Province, South Vietnam.

On that day, 2LT Harris was killed in action when he sustained multiple fragmentation wounds. His body was recovered and identified on 18 January 1968.


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