Kosel, Gene Marlow, SP 4

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Last Rank
Specialist 4
Last Service Branch
Armor
Last Primary MOS
11E10-Armor Crewman
Last MOS Group
Armor (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1967-1968, 11E10, 3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment/A Troop
Service Years
1967 - 1968
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Order of the Spur

Specialist 4



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Home State
Minnesota
Minnesota
Year of Birth
1947
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Graceton
Last Address
Graceton

Casualty Date
Jan 20, 1968
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Multiple Fragmentation Wounds
Location
Hau Nghia
Conflict
Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (1967-68)
Location of Interment
Wanda Cemetery - Wanda, Minnesota
Wall/Plot Coordinates
34E 088

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Order of The Spur


 Tributes from Members  
Tribute from the 3/4 Cavalry Association... posted by AR Moore, John (SaberAlpha 10), MAJ 224
Tributes from Others posted by IN Olsen, David O, SGT 542
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 Unit Assignments
25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning Division)3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment
  1967-1968, 11E10, 25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning Division)
  1967-1968, 11E10, 3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment/A Troop
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1967-1967 Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (1967-68)
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Jul 23, 2012, General Photos
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity


THE WINONA DAILY NEWS (Wednesday, January 26, 1968)
 
Graceton Youth Dies In Vietnam
 
WASHINGTON (AP) - Spec. 4 Gene M. Kosel, 20, son of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Kosel of rural Graceton, Minn. has been killed in action in Vietnam, the Defense Department reported.

Kosel, a tank gunner, had been in the Army since October 1966 and in Vietnam since last July. He was killed Saturday.

After graduating from Baudette, Minn. High School in 1966, he worked as a cabinet maker at Port Huron, Mich, until he was drafted.
   
Comments/Citation
Gene was in the 2nd Platoon of A Troop 3/4 Cavalry
Religion: Assembles Of God
Father: Alfred Karl Kosel
Mother: Hazel Dorothy Garman
Brothers: William of Lexington, Michigan and Larry stationed in the Army in Germany.
Sister: Mrs. Dewey Day of New Ulm, Minnesota
   
 Military Association Memberships
The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor3/4 Cav AssociationVietnam Veterans Memorial
  1968, The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor
  1968, 3/4 Cav Association [Verified]1
  2012, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
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