Lewis, Harry, Jr., PFC

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Last Rank
Private First Class
Last Service Branch
Air Defense Artillery
Last Primary MOS
16F20-Light Air Defense Artillery Crewman
Last MOS Group
Air Defense Artillery (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1970-1971, 16F20, 5th Battalion, 2nd Air Defense Artillery
Service Years
1969 - 1971

Private First Class



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Home State
Illinois
Illinois
Year of Birth
1951
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Spring Valley
Last Address
Spring Valley

Casualty Date
Jan 03, 1971
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Died Other Causes
Reason
Accidental Self-Destruction
Location
Bien Hoa (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Barrancas National Cemetery - Pensacola, Florida
Wall/Plot Coordinates
05W 022/Section 30, Site 969

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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
23rd Artillery Group2nd Field Force Vietnam (II Field Force)5th Battalion, 2nd Air Defense Artillery
  1970-1971, 16F20, 23rd Artillery Group
  1970-1971, 16F20, 2nd Field Force Vietnam (II Field Force)
  1970-1971, 16F20, 5th Battalion, 2nd Air Defense Artillery
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1970-1970 Vietnam War/Winter-Spring 1970 Campaign
  1970-1970 Vietnam War/Sanctuary Counteroffensive Campaign (1970)
  1970-1971 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase VII Campaign (1970-71)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
PFC Harry A. Lewis Jr. was a light air defense artillery crewmember serving with D Battery, 5th Battalion, 2nd Artillery, 23rd Artillery Group, II Field Force. On January 3, 1971, PFC Lewis was found in bed in the billets at his base camp at Plantation Combat Base, Bien Hoa Province, RVN, with no visible signs of life. He was immediately taken to a military medical facility where he was pronounced dead on arrival. The cause of death was due to suspected drug overdose (narcotics). He was 19 years-old. [Taken from coffeltdatabase.org]

   
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