VIETNAM - SUTTON, EDMOND CEASAR

Sutton, Edmond Ceasar

VIETNAM - SUTTON, EDMOND CEASAR
SUTTON, EDMOND CEASAR

Rank: Specialist 4

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

MOS: 91A – Medical Equipment Repairer

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

Badges: Combat Medical Badge

Unit awards: Vietnamese Gallantry Cross with Palm device

Note: Medic attached to E Troop, 2/11 ACR

Enlisted by: Selected Service

Date of birth: 27-Nov-1943

Hometown: Baltimore, Maryland

Marital status: Never Married

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Entered service: 23-Aug-1966

Start of tour: 15-Feb-1967

Incident date: 22-Jun-1967, BT288134

Date of casualty: 22-Jun-1967

Age at death: 23

Cause of death: Hostile, died of wounds. Explosive Device. Other explosive device.
221100H 22 Jun 1967  vicinity BT288134 E Troop 2/11 APC hit mine containing approximately 40 lbs of explosives.  Edmond Ceasar Sutton was passenger in a military vehicle on a combat operation when vehicle hit hostile mine.

Two Blackhorse troopers died as a result of this incident:
SFC James Harvey Hinson
SP4 Edmond Ceasar Sutton

Location of fatality: Kontum, South Vietnam

Place of interment: Baltimore National Cemetery, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

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

Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 22E 051 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)

 

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