Winter, Edwin Thomas, 1LT

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Last Rank
First Lieutenant
Last Service Branch
Cavalry
Last Primary MOS
1204-Armored Reconnaissance Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Armor (Officer)
Primary Unit
1969-1970, 1204, 3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment/A Troop
Service Years
1968 - 1970
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Order of the Spur

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Home State
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Year of Birth
1945
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Erie
Last Address
Erie

Casualty Date
Jun 10, 1970
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Cambodia
Conflict
Sanctuary Counteroffensive Campaign (1970)
Location of Interment
Laurel Hill Cemetery - Millcreek Township, Pennsylvania
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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Order of The Spur


 Tributes from Members  
Tributes from Others posted by IN Olsen, David O, SGT 542
Tribute from the 3/4 Cavalry Association... posted by AR Moore, John (SaberAlpha 10), MAJ 224
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 Unit Assignments
25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning Division)3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment
  1969-1970, 1204, 25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning Division)
  1969-1970, 1204, 3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment/A Troop
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1969-1970 Winter-Spring 1970 Campaign
  1970-1970 Sanctuary Counteroffensive Campaign (1970)
 Colleges Attended 
Gannon University
  1965-1968, Gannon University
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Jul 07, 2016, General Photos2
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Edwin was in 3rd Platoon of A Troop 3/4 Cav.  He was 24 years of age at his death and he died in Cambodia.  His Service Number was 163365360.  His religion was Protestant and he was married. His tour start date was 25 Nov 1969.
Edwin lived at: 2814 Glenwood Parl Avenue in Erie ,PA
Father: Edwin A. Winter
Mother: Delpa Gates WInter
Graduated: Academy High School (1963) - Trumpet Player in School Band.
Member of: Rogers Israel Post No. 711 Drum and Bugle Corps and the Erepa Grotto Drum and Bugle Corps.
College: Gannon College - BS Degree in Businass Management (1968)
ROTC: Became 2nd Lt (Commissioned) in 1968 when he joined the Army in November, 1968.
Married: Denise White (of Meadville, PA) on August 9, 1969.
Became 1st. Lt. in Vietnam in December 1969. 
Religion: Life-long member of St. John's Luteran Church and active in Sunday School and Athletic Programs.
According to Newspaper Article:  He was A Troop Commanding Officer when they discovered a large weapons cache six miles inside Cambodia.
   
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 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans Memorial3/4 Cav Association
  1970, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  1970, 3/4 Cav Association [Verified]3
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