Scheck, Clifford Henry, SSG

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

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Casualty Date
Jul 12, 1968
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Gia Dinh (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Sunset Memory Garden - Kokomo, Indiana
Wall/Plot Coordinates
52W 020

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 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry AssociationThe National Purple Heart Hall of HonorVietnam Veterans Memorial
  1968, 3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry Association [Verified]2
  1968, The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor [Verified]
  2015, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page

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Tributes from Others posted by IN Olsen, David O, SGT 548
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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
2nd Battalion, 33rd Armor3rd Armored Division3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry 25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
  1965-1968, 11E10, 2nd Battalion, 33rd Armor
  1965-1968, 11E10, 3rd Armored Division
  1968-1968, B Troop, 3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry
  1968-1968, 25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1967-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (1967-68)
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase IV Campaign (1968)1
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Jun 30, 2015, General Photos1
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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.
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.
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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