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SSGT Charles Richard Baggett

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SSGT Charles Richard Baggett

  • Birth 21 Jul 1940 Rison, Cleveland County, Arkansas, USA
  • Death 28 Feb 1970 Bien Hoa, Dong Nai, Vietnam
  • Burial Rison, Cleveland County, Arkansas, USA
  • Memorial ID 40325240

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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Ark SSG Army Vietnam


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  • Maintained by: Denis McDonough
  • Originally Created by: mac
  • Added: 5 Aug 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 40325240
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for SSGT Charles Richard Baggett (21 Jul 1940–28 Feb 1970), Find A Grave Memorial no. 40325240, citing Greenwood Cemetery, Rison, Cleveland County, Arkansas, USA ; Maintained by Denis McDonough (contributor 47133064) .