Lieut Joe Raymond Hines

Lieut Joe Raymond Hines

Birth
Key West, Monroe County, Florida, USA
Death 22 May 1968 (aged 21)
Bình Dương, Bình Dương, Vietnam
Burial Whigham, Grady County, Georgia, USA
Memorial ID 47448325 · View Source
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Length of service 4 years
His tour began on Mar 2, 1968
A Co. Infantry Unit Commander
1/5 Mech Bobcats
25th Inf Div
Casualty was on May 22, 1968
In BINH DUONG, SOUTH VIETNAM
HOSTILE, GROUND CASUALTY
MULTIPLE FRAGMENTATION WOUNDS
Body was recovered

On May 22, 1968, at 0005 hours, an attack was launched against the battalion night perimeter. Organic weapons, artillery and helicopter light fire teams were used to suppress the enemy assault. Contact was broken by the enemy at 0345 hours. Five Bobcats were killed in the action. Two were from the Recon Platoon and three were from Company A.
At daylight, enemy bodies and miscellaneous equipment were policed up from around the battalion perimeter.
Courtesy of www.bobcat.ws


1LT Joe R. Hines) son of Mrs. Lillie F. Hines,
31 Riviera Drive, Big Coppitt Key West FL.

Photos of Joe Hines,courtesy of Stephen Longley


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1ST LT US ARMY

KILLED IN ACTION
VIETNAM


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Denis McDonough
  • Added: 2 Feb 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 47448325
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lieut Joe Raymond Hines (15 Sep 1946–22 May 1968), Find A Grave Memorial no. 47448325, citing Woodlawn Cemetery, Whigham, Grady County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .