Kramer, Donald Eugene, SGT

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Last Rank
Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
11B10-Infantryman
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1966-1966, 11B10, 1st Battalion, 8th Cavalry (Airmobile)
Service Years
1962 - 1966

Sergeant


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Home State
Ohio
Ohio
Year of Birth
1944
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Bellefontaine
Last Address
Kenton

Casualty Date
Oct 28, 1966
 
Cause
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Reason
Illness, Disease
Location
Vietnam, South (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Grove Cemetery - Kenton, Ohio
Wall/Plot Coordinates
12E Line 042

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 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  1966, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award
Parachutist (Basic)
Rifle

 
 Unit Assignments
1st Cavalry Division1st Battalion, 8th Cavalry (Airmobile)
  1966-1966, 11B10, HHC, 1st Cavalry Division
  1966-1966, 11B10, 1st Battalion, 8th Cavalry (Airmobile)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1965-1966 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Campaign (1965-66)
  1966-1966 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase II Campaign (1966-67)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Sgt. Kramer was wounded in action in Vietnam, stepping on a tainted punji stick. He contracted a Southeast Asian bacterial disease (i.e. Melioidosis) and died from complication after returning to the States, at Wright Patterson AFB, Ohio.

He was interred in Grove Cemetery, Kenton, Hardin County, Ohio,

He left a wife and children at his passing.
 
   
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