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Sgt Edward Bartholomew Lama

Death 31 Mar 1969 (aged 21)
Tay Ninh, Vietnam
Burial Libertyville, Lake County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 101027801 · View Source
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Sergeant, U.S. Army

On 31 March 1969, Sergeant Edward Bartholomew Lama was serving with D Company, 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division, in Tay Ninh Province, South Vietnam.

On that day, SGT Lama was killed in action after sustaining wounds from small arms fire. His body was recovered.

Badge and Medals

Combat Infantryman Badge
Purple Heart
National Defense Service Medal
Vietnam Service Medal
Vietnam Campaign Medal


The name Edward B Lama is located on Panel W28 Line 99 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall.

SGT Edward B. Lama has Honoree Record 210092 at




  • Created by: Charles A. Lewis
  • Added: 20 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 101027801
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt Edward Bartholomew Lama (10 Aug 1947–31 Mar 1969), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101027801, citing Ascension Catholic Cemetery, Libertyville, Lake County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Charles A. Lewis (contributor 47162573) .