Aderholt, Henry Lester, SGT

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Last Rank
Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Transportation Corps
Last Primary MOS
67A-Aircraft Maintenance Apprentice
Last MOS Group
Transportation Corps (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1968-1970, 67A, 52nd Aviation Battalion/119th Assault Helicopter Company
Service Years
1968 - 1970

Sergeant



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Home State
Alabama
Alabama
Year of Birth
1947
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Birmingham, AL
Last Address
Birmingham, AL

Casualty Date
Dec 12, 1972
 
Cause
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Alabama
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Sunrise Memory Gardens - Birmingham, Alabama
Wall/Plot Coordinates
12W, 83

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Aviation Badge (Basic)

 
 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1968, 1st Battalion, 1st Training Brigade (Fort Benning, GA)
  1968, 2nd Battalion, 1st Training Brigade (Fort Leonard Wood, MO)
 Unit Assignments
17th Aviation Group52nd Aviation Battalion/119th Assault Helicopter Company
  1968-1970, 67A, 17th Aviation Group
  1968-1970, 67A, 52nd Aviation Battalion/119th Assault Helicopter Company
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1970-1970 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase VII Campaign (1970-71)
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Aug 18, 2017, General Photos13
  Apr 24, 2018, Last known activity
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

In August of 1967 he received orders to go for a physical...he knew then that he would be drafted.  He signed up for 3 years to get a 120 day leave up front. He left for Ft Benning GA in January 1968. After basic training, he was stationed in Ft Leonardwood MO for Advanced Individual Training. He got a 15 day leave after AIT and went to Vietnam in May 1968. He came home early June 1969 then returned to Vietnam in late June 1969.

He got a leave and came home for Christmas in 1969 and returned to Vietnam in January 1970. He was shot on February 14, 1970 and was sent home to Martin Army hospital in Ft Benning GA in March 1970.  He was released from the Army in November 1970 and died December 12, 1972.
 
Judy Woodall
   
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