Baker, Ernest Austin, Jr., Cpl

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 Service Details
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Last Rank
Corporal
Last Primary MOS
1345-Engineer Equipment Operator
Last MOSGroup
Engineer, Construction And Equipment
Primary Unit
1968-1968, 1345, 5th Shore Party Bn
Service Years
1966 - 1968

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 Personal Details 

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Home State
Alabama
Alabama
Year of Birth
1947
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Opelika
Last Address
Opelika

Casualty Date
May 21, 1968
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Died Other Causes
Reason
Burns
Location
Quang Nam (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Garden Hill Cemetery - Opelika, Alabama
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Panel 64E Line 011/Sec GH8 Lot 156

 Official Badges 

LSS/TMS Red Patch


 Unofficial Badges 


 Military Association Memberships
Marine Corps Engineer Association (MCEA)Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  2011, Marine Corps Engineer Association (MCEA) [Verified]
  2013, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified]

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 Ribbon Bar
Rifle Expert

 
 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1966, Boot Camp (Parris Island, SC)
 Unit Assignments
5th Marine Division
  1968-1968, 1345, 5th Shore Party Bn
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase IV Campaign (1968)/Operation Mameluke Thrust
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Oct 30, 2018, General Photos
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Died 21May68 Quang Nam Province (03) Republic of Vietnam result 2nd and 3rd degree burns to both arms and Cardiac Vascular Collapse secondary to electrical shock when the crane he was on came in contact with a high voltage line at a work site

His unit was: B Co 5th Shore Party Bn
   
Comments/Citation
Service number 2287617
Tour start date 02/23/1968



 
   
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