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Sgt Charles Richard Baggett
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Birth: Jul. 21, 1940
Rison
Cleveland County
Arkansas, USA
Death: Feb. 28, 1970
Bien Hoa, Vietnam

SSGT - E6 - Army - Regular
25th Infantry Division
1/5 Mech. Bobcats
HHC Recon General vehicle repairman
Length of service 8 years
His tour began on Jun 14, 1969
Casualty was on Feb 28, 1970
In BINH DUONG, SOUTH VIETNAM
HOSTILE, GROUND CASUALTY
MULTIPLE FRAGMENTATION WOUNDS
Body was recovered

On February 28, 1970, at 1216 hours, the lead APC of a resupply convoy headed to Dau Tieng from the battalion forward base detonated an explosive device on one of the dirt roads running through the Michelin at XT 557512. The APC was completely destroyed and seven Bobcats were killed. At 1250 hours, a Dust-off was requested for two Bobcats who were in shock. 
 
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 Parents:
  Charles Cecil Baggett (1916 - 1985)
  Maxine Pierson Hollis (1922 - 1980)
 
 Sibling:
  Charles Richard Baggett (1940 - 1970)
  John Hollis (1948 - 2012)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Inscription:
Ark SSG Army Vietnam
 
Burial:
Greenwood Cemetery
Rison
Cleveland County
Arkansas, USA
 
Maintained by: Denis McDonough
Originally Created by: macw
Record added: Aug 05, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 40325240
Sgt Charles Richard Baggett
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Sgt Charles Richard Baggett
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- Robert Bennett
 Added: Dec. 19, 2014

- lcasey
 Added: Nov. 29, 2014
In memory of SSgt Charles R. Baggett who gave his life for his country. May you rest with the Father in that special place He makes for Veterans who have given all for their country.
- K Todd Sherer
 Added: May. 31, 2014
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