Hauschildt, Charles Lee


Rank: Private First Class

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

MOS: 11D – Armor Reconnaissance Specialist

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

Badges: Combat Infantryman Badge

Unit awards: Vietnamese Gallantry Cross with Palm device

Enlisted by: Selected Service

Date of birth: 16-Jul-1947

Hometown: Red Wing, Minnesota

Marital status: Never Married

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Entered service: 17-Oct-1966

Start of tour: 27-Jul-1967

Incident date: 8-Dec-1967

Date of casualty: 8-Dec-1967

Age at death: 20

Cause of death: Hostile, died. Artillery/Mortar/Rocket. Artillery, rocket, or mortar.
Charles Lee Hauschildt died from metal fragment wound received while driver of military vehicle on combat operation when hit by fragments from anti-tank mine.

Two Blackhorse troopers died in this incident:
PFC George Nicholas Fanis Jr
PFC Charles Lee Hauschildt

Location of fatality: Binh Duong, South Vietnam

Place of interment: Oakwood Cemetery, Red Wing, Minnesota, USA

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

Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 31E 065 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)


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