Hodge, Edward Leon, SSG

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Last Rank
Staff Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Armor
Last Primary MOS
11D40- Armor Reconnaissance Senior NCO
Last MOS Group
Armor (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1965-1966, 11D40, 1st Infantry Division
Service Years
1958 - 1966

Staff Sergeant


Two Service Stripes



One Overseas Service Bar


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Home State
Michigan
Michigan
Year of Birth
1937
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Detroit, MI
Last Address
Detroit, MI

Casualty Date
Mar 07, 1966
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Multiple Fragmentation Wounds
Location
Vietnam, South (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Detroit Memorial Park - Warren, Michigan
Wall/Plot Coordinates
05E 128

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord


 Unofficial Badges 




 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans MemorialThe National Gold Star Family Registry
  2013, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2019, The National Gold Star Family Registry

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 Unit Assignments
26th Infantry Regiment1st Infantry Division
  1965-1966, 11D40, HHC, 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry
  1965-1966, 11D40, 1st Infantry Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1966-1966 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Campaign (1965-66)
  1966-1966 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Campaign (1965-66)/Operation Silver City
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

Casualty Occurrence: SSGT Hodge was on a search and destroy mission in war zone "D" along Song Be River during Operation Silver City when he was killed by hostile ground forces.
   
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