Honda, Kaoru, SP 5

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Last Rank
Specialist 5
Last Service Branch
Engineer Corps
Last Primary MOS
12B10-Combat Engineer
Last MOS Group
Engineer Corps (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1967-1967, 12A, 937th Engineer Group
Service Years
1951 - 1967

Specialist 5

Five Service Stripes

One Overseas Service Bar

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Casualty Info
Home Town
Last Address

Casualty Date
Sep 03, 1967
Non Hostile- Died Other Causes
Accidental Homicide
Kontum (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
East Hawaii Veterans Cemetery - Hilo, Hawaii
Wall/Plot Coordinates
25E 092

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 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
Vietnam Veterans MemorialThe National Gold Star Family RegistryHawaiian Military Honor Association
  2013, Vietnam Veterans Memorial - Assoc. Page
  2021, The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2021, Hawaiian Military Honor Association

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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
18th Engineer Brigade299th Engineer Battalion937th Engineer Group
  1967-1967, 12B10, 18th Engineer Brigade
  1967-1967, 12B10, HHC, 299th Engineer Battalion
  1967-1967, 12A, 937th Engineer Group
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
According to source, SP5 Kaoru Honda was the platoon leader of D Company, 299th Engineer Battalion. based in Dak To, Kontum Province, RVN.  

He was killed by the accidently firing of an M-14 that was dislodged from its position in the cab of a 3/4 cargo truck, falling, firing, with the round entering into the back of SP4 Honda who was sitting in the back section of the 3/4.


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