Martin, Elmer, SSG

Fallen
 
 Photo In Uniform   Service Details
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Last Rank
Staff Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Armor
Last Primary MOS
11E40-Armor Crewman
Last MOS Group
Armor (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1968-1968, 11E40, C Troop, 3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry
Service Years
1954 - 1968
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Order of the Spur

Staff Sergeant


Four Service Stripes


 Last Photo   Personal Details 

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Home State
Michigan
Michigan
Year of Birth
1936
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Detroit
Last Address
12305 Ward Street, Detroit, MI 48227

Casualty Date
Apr 29, 1968
 
Cause
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Reason
Burns
Location
Hau Nghia (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Saint Hedwig Cemetery - Dearborn Heights, Michigan
Wall/Plot Coordinates
53E 004

 Official Badges 

Drill Sergeant Badge Drill Sergeant Campaign Hat (Male)


 Unofficial Badges 

Order of The Spur


 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry AssociationVietnam Veterans MemorialThe National Gold Star Family Registry
  1968, 3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry Association [Verified]
  1982, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified]3 - Assoc. Page
  2010, The National Gold Star Family Registry


 Tributes from Members  
Tributes from Others posted by IN Olsen, David O, SGT 548
 Photo Album   (More...


 Ribbon Bar


 
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry 25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
  1968-1968, 11E40, C Troop, 3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry
  1968-1968, 11E40, 25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase IV Campaign (1968)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
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Hymn to the Fallen performed by the 451st Army Band.
 
   
Comments/Citation
Vehicle hit by anti-tank round, very seriously injured wounded in action, subsequently died, Coffelt Database.
   
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