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Sgt Charles Lee Rogers

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Sgt Charles Lee Rogers

Birth
Laurel County, Kentucky, USA
Death
16 Jan 1967 (aged 29)
Bình Dương, Bình Dương, Vietnam
Burial
Keavy, Laurel County, Kentucky, USA
Memorial ID
7436830 View Source

ORIGINS
Charles Lee Rogers was born on September 11, 1937. According to our records Kentucky was his home or enlistment state and Jefferson County included within the archival record. We have Louisville listed as the city.
SERVICE
He had enlisted in the United States Army. Entered the service via Regular Military. Served during the Vietnam War. He began his tour on August 23, 1966. Rogers had the rank of Staff Sergeant. His military occupation or specialty was Chemical Staff Specialist. Service number assignment was 15595314. Attached to 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Squadron, 11th Cavalry, Headquarters Troop.
CASUALTY
During his service in the Vietnam War, Army Staff Sergeant Rogers experienced a traumatic event which ultimately resulted in loss of life on January 16, 1967. Recorded circumstances attributed to: Died through hostile action, small arms fire. Incident location: South Vietnam, Binh Duong province.
REMEMBERED
Charles is honored on the Vietnam Veteran's Memorial in Washington DC. Name inscribed at VVM Wall, Panel 14e, Line 40.
COMMENDATIONS
★ Purple Heart
★ Combat Infantryman Badge
★ National Defense Service Medal
★ Vietnam Campaign Medal
★ Vietnam Service Medal
★ Army Presidential Unit Citation
★ Vietnam Gallantry Cross
★ Army Good Conduct Medal
Contributor: James Charles Rogers III (46852234)

ORIGINS
Charles Lee Rogers was born on September 11, 1937. According to our records Kentucky was his home or enlistment state and Jefferson County included within the archival record. We have Louisville listed as the city.
SERVICE
He had enlisted in the United States Army. Entered the service via Regular Military. Served during the Vietnam War. He began his tour on August 23, 1966. Rogers had the rank of Staff Sergeant. His military occupation or specialty was Chemical Staff Specialist. Service number assignment was 15595314. Attached to 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Squadron, 11th Cavalry, Headquarters Troop.
CASUALTY
During his service in the Vietnam War, Army Staff Sergeant Rogers experienced a traumatic event which ultimately resulted in loss of life on January 16, 1967. Recorded circumstances attributed to: Died through hostile action, small arms fire. Incident location: South Vietnam, Binh Duong province.
REMEMBERED
Charles is honored on the Vietnam Veteran's Memorial in Washington DC. Name inscribed at VVM Wall, Panel 14e, Line 40.
COMMENDATIONS
★ Purple Heart
★ Combat Infantryman Badge
★ National Defense Service Medal
★ Vietnam Campaign Medal
★ Vietnam Service Medal
★ Army Presidential Unit Citation
★ Vietnam Gallantry Cross
★ Army Good Conduct Medal
Contributor: James Charles Rogers III (46852234)


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SSGT TRP H 11 ARMD CAV REGT / VIETNAM BSM - PH


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