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 Eldon Eugene Nevins

Eldon Eugene Nevins

Birth
Hill City, Graham County, Kansas, USA
Death 8 Mar 1968 (aged 20)
Quang Tri, Vietnam
Burial Bogue, Graham County, Kansas, USA
Memorial ID 115391975 · View Source
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ON THE WALL: Panel 43E Line 57
United States Navy
Constructionman
Start Tour: 01/15/1968
Casualty Date: 03/08/1968
Age at Loss: 20
Quang Tri Province, South Vietnam
Body recovered
Hostile, died outright
Ground casualty (or inland waterway)
Casualty Detail: Artillery, rocket, or mortar

DCR Report:
...Camp Barnes received 10 rounds of enemy rocket and artillery fire, The action resulted in 3 KIA's. CN E.E. Nevins, CEW2 J.P. Hartlage II, and BUL2 J.W. Borders; and 8 WIA's, SWFCN J.L. Ward, SWF2 G.R. Adams, BUL3 R.A. Terry, BULCN M.C. Radford, CEP2 D.L. Spahn, CEP3 W.D. White, BUL2 E.J. Sykora Jr., and CEW3 K.E. Mullis. One berthing hut was completely destroyed.

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  • Created by: Gaylon Hemphill
  • Added: 13 Aug 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 115391975
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Eldon Eugene Nevins (22 Aug 1947–8 Mar 1968), Find A Grave Memorial no. 115391975, citing Mount Olive Cemetery, Bogue, Graham County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Gaylon Hemphill (contributor 47338174) .