Henjyoji, Grant Hiroaki, 1LT

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Last Rank
First Lieutenant
Last Service Branch
Cavalry
Last Primary MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Officer)
Primary Unit
1968-1969, 1542, HHC, 1st Cavalry Division (Heavy Armored)
Service Years
1967 - 1969
Foreign Language(s)
Japanese

Cavalry

First Lieutenant


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Home State
Oregon
Oregon
Year of Birth
1943
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Portland
Last Address
Portland

Casualty Date
Mar 08, 1969
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Tay Ninh
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
30W 076

 Official Badges 

1st Cavalry Division


 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

Rifle

 
 Unit Assignments
12th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Divison1st Cavalry Division (Unit of Action)
  1968-1969, 1542, 1st Battalion (Rifle) 12th Cavalry Regiment
  1968-1969, 1542, HHC, 1st Cavalry Division (Heavy Armored)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1969 Vietnam War
 Colleges Attended 
University of Oregon
  1963-1967, University of Oregon
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Grant Henjyogi was born in Camp Minidoka, a Japanese-American relocation camp near Hunt, Idaho during WWII. His childhood name was Hiroaki Kimura. He was a wrestler in high school and college, even trying out for the Olympic Team.

He served with the Reserves Officers Training Corps while at the University of Oregon, graduating in 1967.

Initially, he served as an administrator in the Adjutant General's Corps. He was stationed at Fort Lewis prior to going to Vietnam.

In Vietnam, he served with Delta Company, 2nd Battalion, 12th US Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division at LZ Grant, about 15 miles northeast of Tay Ninh City. He was killed during a night battle when LZ Grant was mortared and attacked by NVA forces

He was interred in Arlington National Cemetery, Section 34, Grave 326A.
 
   
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