Acker, Odell Bernard Pate, Jr., PFC

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Last Rank
Private 1st Class
Last Primary MOS
0353-Ontos Crewman
Last MOSGroup
Infantry
Primary Unit
1969-1969, 0353, B Co, 1st Bn, 26th Marine Regiment (1/26)
Service Years
1969 - 1969

Private 1st Class

 
 

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Home State
North Carolina
North Carolina
Year of Birth
1950
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Winston-salem
Last Address
Winston Salem

Casualty Date
Sep 10, 1969
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Multiple Fragmentation Wounds
Location
Quang Nam (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Evergreen Cemetery - Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Wall/Plot Coordinates
18W 063/Plot: Sect.E, Plot 108, Grave10

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Vietnam Veterans Memorial
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 Ribbon Bar
Rifle Sharpshooter

 
 Unit Assignments
1st Bn, 26th Marine Regiment (1/26)
  1969-1969, 0353, B Co, 1st Bn, 26th Marine Regiment (1/26)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1963-1973 Vietnam War
  1969-1969 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase VI Campaign (1968-69)
  1969-1969 Vietnam War/Summer-Fall 1969 Campaign/Operation Defiant Stand
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
8 KM SE OF HOI AN 19690910
UTM grid reference is BT207517
1ST PLT

In remembrance to a good friend, God Bless You Pinky, we love you. Friends to the end, we all miss you. 2624 Porter Ave, #204, Fullerton, CA 92833, David Hogg.

I was with Odell at time of his death. I will never forget you Odell, I was a Marine in Odell's unit in Vietnam at the time of his death. He was a big man, he wore a size 16 boot. I have lived the past 33 year thinking of Odell and what happened to him at the time of his death. Would like to be contacted by his family if that is possible. I will never forget how brave and kind Odell was while we served together in Vietnam. He was a wonderful friend and I dearly miss him and our times together. William H.(OLD MAN)Queen. P.O.Box 1613, Lexington, Ky 40588. My phone number 859-333-1766.

 
   
Comments/Citation
Service number 2472479/237881180
Tour start date 07/11/1969
   
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