Elgie George Hanna was a resident of the VFW Home from 1955 until he entered the Army in September. He was wounded fatally while on patrol. Pfc Hanna was graduated from Eaton Rapids High School in June, 1967 and joined the Army in September. He was survived by his father, Elgie Sr., a disabled veteran who lived in Tennessee, two brothers, Gary and Richard and a sister Angela.

Personal Data
Son of Elgie Richard and Mary Ann Cebina Hanna

Military Data
MOS 11B10 Infantryman
Length Service 00
Unit B Company, 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division, USARV

Casualty Data
Start Tour 16 February 1968
Incident Date 0320 20 March 1968
Casualty Date 20 March 1968
Age at Loss 19
Location Quang Tri Province, South Vietnam
Remains Body recovered
Casualty Type Hostile, died outright
Casualty Reason Ground casualty
Casualty Detail Gun or small arms fire

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  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 23 January 1949
  • Date of death: 20 March 1968
  • County: Hawkins
  • Hometown: Eaton, MI
  • Service Branch: Army
  • Division/Assignment: 5th Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division
  • Conflict: Vietnam
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Rosehill Cemetery, Eaton Rapids, Eaton County, Michigan
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XXIII, Top Panel
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