Landers, Edmond John, CPT

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Last Rank
Captain
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Officer)
Primary Unit
1968-1968, A Company, 2nd Battalion, 18th Infantry Regiment
Service Years
1958 - 1968

Infantry

Captain


 Last Photo   Personal Details 

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Home Country
Ireland
Ireland
Year of Birth
1937
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Oola, Ireland
Last Address
Vacaville, CA

Casualty Date
May 15, 1968
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Multiple Fragmentation Wounds
Location
Gia Dinh (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Oola Village Cemetery - Oola, Ireland
Wall/Plot Coordinates
60E 024 / Landers Family Plot

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord


 Unofficial Badges 




 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans MemorialThe National Gold Star Family Registry
  1982, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified]7 - Assoc. Page
  2010, The National Gold Star Family Registry

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award
Master Parachutist

 
 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1958, Basic Training (Fort Ord, CA)
  1963, 3rd Battalion, 11th Infantry (Officer Candidate School - OCS) (Fort Benning, GA), A
 Unit Assignments
82nd Airborne Division2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment Army Garrison OkinawaOfficer Candidate School (Infantry) Fort Benning, GA
101st Airborne Division Airborne School3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry DivisionHQ, 7th Army
2nd Battalion, 18th Infantry Regiment1st Infantry Division
  1958-1960, 82nd Airborne Division/HHC
  1958-1960, HHC, 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment (Airborne)
  1960-1963, Army Garrison Okinawa
  1963-1963, 0006, Officer Candidate School (Infantry) Fort Benning, GA
  1963-1964, 101st Airborne Division
  1965-1965, Airborne School
  1966-1966, 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division
  1966-1968, HQ, 7th Army
  1968-1968, HHC, 2nd Battalion, 18th Infantry Regiment
  1968-1968, 1st Infantry Division
  1968-1968, A Company, 2nd Battalion, 18th Infantry Regiment
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase IV Campaign (1968)
 Additional Information

Last Known Activity
THU DUC, 8 KM NORTHEAST OF CENTRAL SAIGON, per COFFELT.

  

Comments/Citation

Ireland Reserve Defence Forces
1955 - 1960 Pallas Battalion and 3rd Field Supply & Transport Company based at Sarsfield Barracks Limerick City.

   
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