VIETNAM - HASH, JONATHAN PAUL

Hash, Jonathan Paul

VIETNAM - HASH, JONATHAN PAUL
HASH, JONATHAN PAUL

Rank: First Lieutenant

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

MOS: 1203 – Tank Unit Commander

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

Unit awards: Vietnamese Gallantry Cross with Palm device

Enlisted by: Reserve

Date of birth: 31-Jan-1947

Hometown: Kokomo, Indiana

Marital status: Never Married

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Entered service: 22-Jun-1968

Start of tour: 28-Jun-1969

Incident date: 12-Aug-1969

Date of casualty: 12-Aug-1969

Age at death: 22

Cause of death: Hostile, died. Grenade. Multiple fragmentation wounds.
Jonathan Paul Hash was killed while commander of a military vehicle on a combat operation when a hostile force was encountered. / Track commander of Armored Cavalry Assault Vehicle (ACAV) on combat operation when engaged hostile force in firefight.

Five Blackhorse troopers died in this incident:
SP4 Marcello Nunez Barrios
1LT Jonathan Paul Hash
SGT Larry Roman Schmidt
SGT Christopher Cutler Webster
SP4 Larry Jay Wheeler

Location of fatality: Binh Long, South Vietnam, XT 784 814

Place of interment: Lebanon Cemetery, Nelsonville, Arkansas, USA

View this soldier‘s Find a Grave page (opens in a new window)

Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 19W 015 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)

 

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