Hyleman, Mausby Edward, SP 4

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Last Rank
Specialist 4
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
11B10-Infantryman
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1965-1965, 11B10, 3rd Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division/1st Battalion, 7th Cavalry (Airmobile)
Service Years
1964 - 1965

Specialist 4


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Home State
North Carolina
North Carolina
Year of Birth
1944
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Gastonia
Last Address
Gastonia

Casualty Date
Oct 01, 1965
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Drowned, Suffocated
Location
Vietnam, South (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Westview Gardens - Bessemer City, North Carolina
Wall/Plot Coordinates
02E 101

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Vietnam Veterans Memorial
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Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 
 Unit Assignments
1st Cavalry Division3rd Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division/1st Battalion, 7th Cavalry (Airmobile)
  1965-1965, 11B10, 1st Cavalry Division/HHC
  1965-1965, 11B10, 3rd Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division/1st Battalion, 7th Cavalry (Airmobile)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Sp4 Mausby Richard Hyleman, Vietnam Veteran, Native of Gastonia, NC.

Specialist Four Mausby Edward Hyleman was a casualty of the Vietnam War. As a member of the Army, SP4 Hyleman served our country until October 1st, 1965 in South Vietnam. He was 21 years old and was not married. It was reported that Mausby died from drowning. His body was recovered. Mausby was born on June 16th, 1944 in Gastonia, North Carolina. SP4 Hyleman is on panel 02E, line 101 of the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington D.C. He served our country for 2 years.

He left to go to war, never to return. He is still missed by his ten brothers and sisters. His mother and father are with him now, also his brother William [Bill] Hyleman who served 24 years in the Navy, passed away January 04,2000. Now there are four looking down on us. We love you and miss you very much. Sarah Joanne Hyleman Hardee

He was an outstanding, courageous trooper in B Company, 1st Battalion, 7th US Cavalry Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Division. This Fallen Hero Trooper paid the ultimate sacrifice serving our country in the Vietnam War. He fought for our country faithfully in the firm belief that doing so others may enjoy the liberty and freedoms that we treasure. Relatives, Friends & Countryman be proud that this OUTSTANDING TROOPER was an infantry soldier in the "Cav". The same 7th US Cavalry Regiment of General Custer fame. More movies and books have made and written about 7th US Cavalry Regiment than any other Military unit from the Indian War to Vietnam, with more to come.

According to the History Channel, the 7th US Cavalry is one of the most decorated units in Military History. Most recent movie is "We Were Soldiers", starring Mel Gibson, an outstanding movie as to what some of the fighting was like in Vietnam War. The 1st Air Cavalry Division had the highest number of combat losses of all Division that fought in the Vietnam War at 5,408, the 7th US Cavalry Regiment had 1,418, Wounded-In-Action estimated at over 20,000. To the chagrin of the Marines we were the Division and the 7th US Cavalry was the Regiment that rescued the Marines out of Khe Sanh, relieving the 3,500 U.S. Marines besieged by nearly 20,000 NVA enemy soldiers. Proudly we fought side-by-side with the Marines at Hue City, A-Shau Valley near the Laotian boarder and many other battles. On 1 May 1970, the Cav. was "First into Cambodia" air assaulting into their Communist sanctuary.

The 7th US Cavalry Regiment was the very last infantry combat unit to leave Vietnam in June 1972. The Cav was in Vietnam from August 1965 to June 1972, or 83 months of intense combat. A Very Proud, Loud and Hardy 'GarryOwen' to you, from a fellow Grunt (1967-1968) in B-1-7, 1st Cavalry Division. Visit the following Websites B co., 1st Bn, 7th Cav. Website: http://www.msu.edu/user/kon/ 7th Cavalry Regiment: http://www.us7thcavalry.com/ 1st Cavalry Division: http://www.1cda.org/ Id Drang Valley Battle, LZ Xray http://www.LZXray.com/à7th Cavalry re-cap webpage: http://www.us7thcavalry.com/1-7-vn Charles Dougherty.

He served with Charlie Company, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, USARV.

He was awarded The Combat Infantryman's Badge(CIB), The Purple Heart Medal for his combat related wounds, The Vietnam Service Medal, The Republic of Vietnam Campaign Service Medal, The National Defense Service Medal.
   
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Vietnam Wall Panel coords 02E 101
   
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