James Carlos Helton

Military Data
Note Posthumous Promotion as indicated
MOS 11F50 Infantry Operations And Intelligence Specialist
Length Service 18
Unit DET A-255 PLEI ME, 5th Special Forces Group, USARV

Casualty Data
Start Tour 1128 28 November 1966
Incident Date 0417 17 April 1967
Casualty Date 17 April 1967
Age at Loss 36
Location Pleiku Province, South Vietnam
Remains Body recovered
Casualty Type Hostile, died outright
Casualty Reason Ground casualty
Casualty Detail Gun or small arms fire

Combat Infantry Badge Parachutist Badge
Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster
Good Conduct Medal 6th Award
Army of Occupation with Germany Clasp
National Defense Service Medal 2nd Award
Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal
Vietnam Service Medal
Vietnam Campaign Medal

Vietnam Wall Panel 18E Line 040

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