Otis, Sherman Eldridge, PFC

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Last Rank
Private First Class
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1965-1965, 11B10, 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry (Airmobile)
Service Years
1962 - 1965

Private First Class

One Service Stripe

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Year of Birth
This Military Service Page was created/owned by MSG Larry Williams (Ghost Rider) to remember Otis, Sherman Eldridge, PFC.

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Casualty Info
Home Town
Last Address

Casualty Date
Nov 17, 1965
Hostile, Died
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Pleiku (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
03E 089

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord 1st Cavalry Division

 Unofficial Badges 

Cold War Medal Order of The Spur Cold War Veteran

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 Unit Assignments
1st Cavalry Division2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry (Airmobile)
  1965-1965, 11B10, 1st Cavalry Division/HHC
  1965-1965, 11B10, 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry (Airmobile)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1965-1965 Vietnam War/Defense Campaign (1965)/Operation Silver Bayonet I - Battle of the Ia Drang
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

Before my Uncle left for Vietnam he asked my dad and his other brothers that if he did not make it home from Vietnam to name the first-born son in his memory. Even though I never knew him I always wanted to know of him and his life. I'm proud to have his name and I'm honored to carry on his Legacy. 

A memorial from his nephew and namesake,
Sherman E. Otis
305 Dexter Ave, Mobile, Alabama 36604

Vietnam Wall Panel coords 03E 089
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