Hall, Kimber Lynn


Rank: Specialist 5

Unit: F Troop, 2nd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment

MOS: 11E – Armor Crewman

Awards: Purple Heart Medal, Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal

Badges: Combat Infantryman Badge

Unit awards: Vietnamese Gallantry Cross with Palm device

Enlisted by: Regular

Date of birth: 20-Nov-1949

Hometown: Seattle, Washington

Marital status: Never Married

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Entered service: 19-Jul-1967

Start of tour: 17-Apr-1971

Incident date: 28-May-1971

Date of casualty: 4-Jun-1971

Age at death: 21

Cause of death: Hostile, died of wounds. Unknown. Misadventure.
Kimber Lynn Hall died as a result of septicemia pseudomonis myositis secondary to wounds received while at a night defensive position when the area came under mortar attack by a hostile force. He was admitted to a military medical facility and later expired. / At night defensive position, received mortar attack, hostile.  Admitted to 24th Evacuation Hospital on 28 May 1971 at 2235 hrs, placed on Serious Injured (SI) list on 29 May 1971 at 0650 hrs, placed on Very Serious Injured (VSI) list on 3 Jun 1971 at 1630 hrs and later expired.  Incident occurred on 28 May 1971 at 2100 hrs.

Two Blackhorse troopers died as a result of this incident:
SP4 Joseph David Esparza
SP5 Kimber Lynn Hall

Location of fatality: Hua Nghia, South Vietnam, XT 559 275

Place of interment: Evergreen-Washelli Memorial Park, Seattle, Washington, USA

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Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 03W 065 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)


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