Harry Ellis III

Harry Joseph Ellis III (1947 - 1968)

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Harry Joseph Ellis III
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Died in Republic of Vietnam (South Vietnam)map
Profile last modified | Created 13 Feb 2014
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Categories: United States Army, Vietnam War | Bronze Star Medal | Purple Heart | Army Good Conduct Medal | Killed in Action, United States of America, Vietnam War | Descendants of Thomas and Joan Mildenhall.



Harry Ellis III was Killed in Action during Vietnam War.
Purple Heart - Bronze star

Biography

Descendant
Descendant of Thomas and Joan Mildenhall.
Home of record is Atco, NJ. Harry graduated from Camden Catholic High School in 1965. He played football for Camden Catholic High and appeared in a production of "My Fair Lady". He was a member of the Atco Volunteer Fire Company and was active in the Catholic Youth Organization of Assumption Church.
Harry entered the US Army on April 12, 1965, and attained the rank of Sergeant. He served with the 173rd Airbourne Brigade. He began his tour in Vietnam on August 18, 1967. Harry was killed in action on March 14, 1968 in Kontum Province, Republic of Vietnam. His MOS was 11B4P, which stood for Light Weapons Infantry.[1].
Sgt Harry Ellis
Sgt Harry J Ellis III Obituary
KIA, Vietnam 173rd Airborne Brigade, March 14, 1968, Republic of Vietnam (South Vietnam) [2][3]
A marble plaque that John J Heine had made by the New Jersey Vietnam Memorial Foundation.
Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Berlin, Camden County, New Jersey, USA[4]
Vietnam Traveling Memorial
New Jersey Vietnam Veterans Memorial Harry Ellis III

Sources

  1. John J Heine (Elizabeth4 Shields, Sarah Ritter3 Hanson, Samuel Burnham McClennen2 Hanson, Joseph Maitland1 Hanson)
  2. [File from the U.S. Army] Casualty Information System [Archival Database]; Records of Deceased Army Personnel, Deceased Dependents of Active-Duty Army Personnel, and Active-Duty Wounded Army Personnel, 1/1/1961 - 12/1981; Records of the Adjutant General's Office, Record Group 407; National Archives at College Park, College Park, MD.
  3. Combat Area Casualties Current File, 6/6/1956-1/21/1998 [Archival Database]; Records on Military Personnel Who Died, Were Missing in Action or Prisoners of War as a Result of the Vietnam Conflict, 1/20/1967-12/1998; Records of the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Record Group 330; National Archives at College Park, College Park, MD.
  4. Find a Grave - Find A Grave Memorial# 43329151


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On 5 Jul 2017 at 03:17 GMT Keith McDonald wrote:

hi

with new naming standards, please change

Category: Vietnam War, KIA, United States of America.

to

Category: Killed in Action, United States of America, Vietnam War

and

Category: Vietnam War, United States Army

to

Category: United States Army, Vietnam War



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