Hamner, Charles


Rank: Specialist 4

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

MOS: 11D – Armor Reconnaissance Specialist

Awards: Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal

Badges: Combat Infantryman Badge

Unit awards: Valorous Unit Award, Vietnamese Gallantry Cross with Palm device

Enlisted by: Selected Service

Date of birth: 19-Sep-1943

Hometown: Birmingham, Alabama

Marital status: Married to Dorothy G. Hamner

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Entered service: 15-Jun-1967

Start of tour: 25-Nov-1967

Incident date: 31-Jul-1968

Date of casualty: 31-Jul-1968

Age at death: 24

Cause of death: Hostile, died. Explosive Device. Other explosive device.
Charles Hamner died from wounds received while on combat operation when a hostile mine detonated in the area.

Location of fatality: Binh Duong, South Vietnam

Place of interment: New Grace Hill Cemetery, Birmingham, Alabama, USA

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