Peters, Carl Harman, Jr., SGT

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Last Rank
Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
11B10-Infantryman
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1968-1969, 11B10, 25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
Service Years
1967 - 1969

Sergeant



Two Overseas Service Bars


 Last Photo   Personal Details 


Home State
Ohio
Ohio
Year of Birth
1947
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Sylvania
Last Address
Sylvania

Casualty Date
Mar 23, 1969
 
Cause
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Reason
Multiple Fragmentation Wounds
Location
Vietnam, South (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
28W 020

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord


 Unofficial Badges 




 Military Association Memberships
Military Order of the Purple HeartVietnam Veterans Memorial
  2014, Military Order of the Purple Heart - Assoc. Page
  2014, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award
Rifle
Auto Rifle

 
 Unit Assignments
2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
  1968-1969, 11B10, 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment/A Company
  1968-1969, 11B10, 25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
 Colleges Attended 
Northwest University
  1965-1967, Northwest University
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Sergeant Carl Peters, Jr. died at Walter Reed Army Hospital, Washington, D.C.

He had been wounded in Vietnam on Thanksgiving Day (1968)  which resulted in the removal of his left leg below the knee. He was transferred to Washington several weeks later for additional treatment.

He contacted malaria and melioidosis, and was listed in critical condition several weeks before his death.

He was at collage when he joined the U.S. Army in late 1967. He underwent basic training at Fort Knox, Kentucky.  His tour in Vietnam began on 11 February 1968, and he had 83 days service in Vietnam remaining when he was wounded.
   
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