VIETNAM - HINES, LESLIE EDMUND III

Hines, Leslie Edmund III

VIETNAM - HINES, LESLIE EDMUND III
HINES, LESLIE EDMUND III

Rank: First Lieutenant

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

MOS: 1204 – Armored Reconnaissance 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

Commission Source: Armor OCS Class 14-67 H1, Fort Knox, Kentucky

Date of birth: 23-Oct-1938

Hometown: Spokane, Washington

Marital status: Married to Loberta I. Hines, two sons, two daughters

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Start of tour: 15-Mar-1968

Incident date: 24-Aug-1968

Date of casualty: 24-Aug-1968

Age at death: 29

Cause of death: Hostile, died. Small Arms Fire. Gun or small arms fire.
Leslie Edmund Hines III died from wound received while on a combat operation when came under hostile fire.

Three Blackhorse troopers died in this incident:
1LT Leslie Edmund Hines III
SP4 Lewis Sylvester Nance
PFC Ivan Lorenza Vincent Jr

Location of fatality: Binh Long, South Vietnam, XU 764 100*

Place of interment: Fairmount Memorial Park, Spokane, Washington, USA

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

Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 46W 003 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)

 

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