Scheck, Clifford Henry, SSG

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Last Rank
Staff Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Armor
Last Primary MOS
11E10-Armor Crewman
Last MOS Group
Armor (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1968-1968, 25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning Division)
Service Years
1960 - 1968
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Order of the Spur

Staff Sergeant


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Home State
Indiana
Indiana
Year of Birth
1941
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Kokomo
Last Address
Kokomo

Casualty Date
Jul 12, 1968
 
Cause
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Gia Dinh
Conflict
Counteroffensive Phase IV Campaign (1968)
Location of Interment
Sunset Memory Garden - Kokomo, Indiana
Wall/Plot Coordinates
52W 020

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 Military Association Memberships
3/4 Cav AssociationThe National Purple Heart Hall of HonorVietnam Veterans Memorial
  1968, 3/4 Cav Association [Verified]2
  1968, The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor
  2015, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page


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 Unit Assignments
US Army Armor Center and School (Cadre) Fort Knox, KY33rd Armored Regiment3rd Armored Division3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment
25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning Division)
  1959-1959, US Army Armor Center and School (Cadre) Fort Knox, KY/US Army Reception Center Fort Knox
  1965-1968, 11E10, 33rd Armored Regiment/2nd Battalion, 33rd Armored Regiment
  1965-1968, 11E10, 3rd Armored Division
  1968-1968, 3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment/B Troop
  1968-1968, 25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning Division)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1967-1968 Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (1967-68)
  1968-1968 Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
  1968-1968 Counteroffensive Phase IV Campaign (1968)1
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Jun 30, 2015, General Photos1
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Last Known Activity
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Hymn to the Fallen performed by the 451st Army Band.

Kokomo Tribune - July 13, 1968
 Kokomo Soldier Dies in Hospital In Pennsylvania . SSgt. Clifford H. Scheck, 26, 412 Magnolia Dr., died at 9 a.m. Friday in the Valley Forge General Hospital at Phoenixville. Pa. A tank commander in Vietnam, he was wounded on March 6 and had been critically ill the past three weeks. Born in Chicago on Sept. 22, 1941, he was the son of Mr. and Mrs. William Scheck. He had lived in Kokomo since 1950 and was graduated from Kokomo High School in 1959, where he was on the golf team. A member of the Main Street United Methodist Church, he enlisted in the Army shortly after graduation from high school. Surviving with the parents are two brothers, William Scheck Jr., San Diego, Calif, and Robert Scheck of Kokomo; two sisters, Mrs. Francis (Judith) Maxwell and Miss Linda Pearson, both of Kokomo; two nieces; several aunts and uncles; and the grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. George Beckman, Chicago, 111. and Henry Scheck, Lincoln, Neb. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Ellers Mortuary.
 
   
Comments/Citation
Kokomo Tribute - March 12 1969.
Son's Medals:  William Scheck, 412 Magnolia Dr., accepts posthumous awards of the Bronze Star and Purple Heart from Col. J. R. Burhart, Commander of Ft. Benjamin Harrison. The honors were earned by Scheck's son, S. Sgt. Clifford H. Scheck who was killed in Vietnam March 6, 1968.
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Kokomo Tribune - Nov 3, 1965 page 36.
Clifford H. Scheck, .24, son of Mr. and Mrs. William H. Scheck, 412 Magnolia Dr., participated in a three-week field training exercise at Grafenwohr, Germany, which ended Oct. 28. Spec. Scheck underwent extensive training in all types of tactical range firing during the day and night exercise. A gunner in Company C, 2d Battalion of the 3d Armored Division's 33d Armor near Kirchgons, he entered the  Army in  August 1959 and arrived overseas last March. Scheck is a 1959 graduate of Kokomo High School
 
   
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