Griffin, Hallia Leon, Jr. (Sonny), SGT

    Griffin, Hallia Leon, Jr. (Sonny), SGT


    Vietnam War · US Army · Sergeant

    Rank: Sergeant
    United States of America
    Birth - 17 Dec 1947
    Birth - 1947
    New York

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    1955 - 1975 Vietnam War  - Ages: 22 - 21 years
    Major Command
    101st Abn Div
    Conflict Period
    Vietnam War
    Specialty
    Light Weapons Infantry (ARMY)
    Service Start Date
    12 Sep 1968
    Rank
    Sergeant
    Branch
    Army
    Battalion
    3rd Bn
    Years Served
    1
    Company
    C Co
    Grade
    + E4
    Regiment
    187th Infantry
    Served For
    United States of America
    Casualty - 16 Jun 1969  - Age: 22 years
    Recovered
    Other Explosive Device
    Hostile, Died
    Enlistment
    Regular
    1955 - 1975 Vietnam War
    Conflict Period
    Vietnam War
    Branch
    Army
    Rank
    Sergeant
    Service Dates
    1968 - 1969
    Wall Coordinates
    22W 057/ Section 2T Site 2596
    Status
    USA Active
    MOS
    11B20-Infantryman
    MOS Group
    IN-Infantry (Enlisted)
    served-for
    United States of America

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    Award - 1969  - Age: 21 years
    Bronze Star

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    Award - 1969  - Age: 21 years
    Purple Heart

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    Award - 1969  - Age: 21 years
    Purple Heart

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    Award - 1969  - Age: 21 years
    New York Conspicuous Service Cross

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    Award - 1969  - Age: 21 years
    National Defense Service Medal (2001-Pre...

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    Award - 1969  - Age: 21 years
    Vietnam Service Medal

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    Award - 1969  - Age: 21 years
    Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation

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    Award - 1969  - Age: 21 years
    Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal

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    Casualty - 16 Jun 1969  - Age: 22 years
    Thua Thien
    KIA-Killed in Action
    Other Explosive Device

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    Award - 2003
    Vietnam Service Medal

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    Award - 2003
    Vietnam Service Medal

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    Award - 2003
    Vietnam Service Medal

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    Death - 16 Jun 1969  - Age: 22 years
    21
    Burial
    Long Island National Cemetery

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    Hometown
    New York, NY
    Gender
    Male
    Race or Ethnicity
    African-American
    Religion
    Roman Catholic
    Memorial Wall Location: Panel
    22W
    Memorial Wall Location: Line
    57
    Full Name
    Hallia Leon Griffin, Jr
    Marriage
    Single
    Gender
    Male

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    Alias
    Sonny

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