Tieman, Edward Lewis, SFC

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Last Rank
Sergeant First Class
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
11B10-Infantryman
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1966-1967, 101st Airborne Division
Service Years
1953 - 1967

Sergeant First Class


Five Service Stripes



One Overseas Service Bar


 Last Photo   Personal Details 

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Home State
Illinois
Illinois
Year of Birth
1932
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Carlinville
Last Address
Carlinville

Casualty Date
May 25, 1967
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Quang Ngai (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
20E 108

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord


 Unofficial Badges 




 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  2012, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award
Senior Parachutist

 
 Unit Assignments
1st Battalion, 327th Infantry 101st Airborne Division
  1966-1967, C Company, 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry
  1966-1967, 101st Airborne Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1966-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase II Campaign (1966-67)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
SFC Tieman was killed when his platoon was ambushed by NVA troops near Duc Pho. The NVA executed all of the wounded prior to leaving the area. "Thunder" was also shot.
Nine men from 3rd Platoon, C Company, 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division.

Those lost:
Lt. Benjamin Gareth Wells
Sfc. Edward Lewis Tieman
Pfc. Edward Michael McMullan
SSgt. Alfred George Kircher
Pfc. Terry Alan Harding
Sp4 Peter Joseph Gerspach III
Sp4 Joe Albert Funk II
Sp4 Leonard Arvin Enos
Sgt. Gary Allen Rathbun, dog handler, 42nd Dog Handler Platoon
Scout dog named "Thunder"
 
   
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