Layne, Howard Wilson, Jr., SSG

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Last Rank
Staff Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
11B10-Infantryman
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1969-1970, 11B10, 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment
Service Years
1968 - 1970

Staff Sergeant


One Service Stripe



One Overseas Service Bar


 Last Photo   Personal Details 


Home State
Missouri
Missouri
Year of Birth
1945
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Lamar
Last Address
Lamar

Casualty Date
Jul 14, 1970
 
Cause
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Long Khanh (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Moorehead Cemetery - Bushnell, Missouri
Wall/Plot Coordinates
08W 017

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord 25th Infantry Division


 Unofficial Badges 




 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  1970, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page


 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 
 Unit Assignments
2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment
  1969-1970, 11B10, 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
According to news article, appearing in the Joplin Globe, SSgt. Layne suffered severe chest wounds during combat operations on 9 July 1970.  He died of those wounds in hospital on 14 July 1970.

He graduated from high school in June 1963, entering the Army in December 1968.

He was interred in Moorehead Cemetery, Bushnell, Barton County, Missouri.
   
Comments/Citation
Note: "Lamar Soldier, Haward Layne, Dies in Vietnam," Joplin Globe, 18 July 1970, page 5
   
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