Hess, Kerry Eugene, 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
1969-1969, HHC, 1st Cavalry Division (Heavy Armored)
Service Years
1964 - 1969

Infantry

First Lieutenant


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Home State
Kansas
Kansas
Year of Birth
1945
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Topeka
Last Address
Topeka

Casualty Date
Jun 05, 1969
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Tay Ninh (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Mount Hope Cemetery - Topeka, Kansas
Wall/Plot Coordinates
23W 074

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

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 
 Unit Assignments
2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment (Airmobile) 1st Cavalry Division 1st Cavalry Division (Unit of Action)
  1969-1969, 1542, 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment (Airmobile) 1st Cavalry Division /A Company
  1969-1969, HHC, 1st Cavalry Division (Heavy Armored)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Birth:  Jun. 7, 1945
Death:  Jun. 5, 1969

KANSAS
1ST LT CO A 5 CAV 1 AIR CAV DIV
VIETNAM SS-BSM-AM-PH

Publisher: Topeka Daily Capital
Date: 6/16/1969
Title: Obituary of LT. KERRY E. HESS
Abstracts: d. 6/5/1969
Age-23
Burial-Mt. Hope
Subjects: Obituaries
Obituaries -- Cambodia
Page: 17

 
 
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 Parents:
  Frank W. Hess (1917 - 2000)
  Ruth Edith Shoemaker Hess (1919 - 2010)
 
Burial:
Mount Hope Cemetery
Topeka
Shawnee County
Kansas, USA
Plot: Vesper
 
   
Comments/Citation
Vietnam Wall Panel coords 23W 074
   
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