Salonies, Edward, Jr., PFC

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Last Rank
Private 1st Class
Last Primary MOS
0311-Rifleman
Last MOSGroup
Infantry
Primary Unit
1968-1968, 0311, III MAF/2nd CAG (Combined Action Group)
Service Years
1967 - 1968

Private 1st Class

 
 

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Home State
Indiana
Indiana
Year of Birth
1948
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Gary
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Dec 21, 1968
 
Cause
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Quang Nam (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
36W 059/Plot Family Plot GE 18

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Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  1968, Vietnam Veterans Memorial

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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
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  1967, Boot Camp (San Diego, CA), 30292
 Unit Assignments
Infantry Training School(s) WestMCRD (Cadre) San Diego, CAIII MAF/2nd CAG (Combined Action Group)
  1967-1967, 0311, 2nd Infantry Training Bn, 2nd Infantry Training Regiment (Cadre)
  1967-1968, 0300, MCRD (Cadre) San Diego, CA
  1968-1968, 0311, III MAF/2nd CAG (Combined Action Group)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase IV Campaign (1968)
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase V Campaign (1968)
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase VI Campaign (1968-69)/Operation Taylor Common
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
GSW while in ambush site
He was killed in action by small arms fire on 12 Dec 1968, while serving as a machine gunner.



 
   
Comments/Citation
Service number 2381044
Tour start date 03/01/1968
   
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