VIETNAM - RUSHING, EDWARD FRANKLIN

Rushing, Edward Franklin

VIETNAM - RUSHING, EDWARD FRANKLIN
RUSHING, EDWARD FRANKLIN

Rank: Staff Sergeant

Unit: L Troop, 3rd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment

MOS: 11B – Infantryman

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: Meritorious Unit Citation, Vietnamese Gallantry Cross with Palm device

Enlisted by: Regular

Date of birth: 20-Apr-1942

Hometown: Brandon, Mississippi

Marital status: Married to Jessie M. Rushing

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Entered service: 14-Jul-1964

Start of tour: 23-Aug-1966

Incident date: 14-Feb-1967

Date of casualty: 14-Feb-1967

Age at death: 24

Cause of death: Hostile, died. Small Arms Fire. Gun or small arms fire.
Edward Franklin Rushing was hit by hostile sniper fire while a passenger in a military vehicle.

Location of fatality: Phuoc Tuy, South Vietnam

Place of interment: Lena Cemetery, Lena, Mississippi, USA

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Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 15E 027 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)

 

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