Summary

Conflict Period:
Vietnam War 1
Branch:
Army 1
Rank:
First Lieutenant 1
Birth:
04 Oct 1942 1
Death:
02 Feb 1968 1
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Full Name:
Hugh R McKibbin, Jr 1
Birth:
04 Oct 1942 1
Male 1
Death:
02 Feb 1968 1
Cause: Multiple Fragmentation Wounds 1
Age at Death: 25 1
Body Recovered: Recovered 1
Casualty Date: 02 Feb 1968 1
Casualty Type: Hostile, Died 1
Residence:
Hometown: Arlington, VA 1
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Marriage:
Marital Status: Single 1
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Vietnam War 1

Branch:
Army 1
Rank:
First Lieutenant 1
Battalion:
2nd Bn 1
Company:
B Co 1
Enlistment Type:
Regular 1
Grade:
O2 1
Major Command:
25th Inf Div 1
Regiment:
34th Armor 1
Service:
Army 1
Tour Start Date:
01 Jun 1967 1
Years Served:
2 1
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Religion:
Protestant - No Denominational Preference 1
Race or Ethnicity:
Caucasian 1
Memorial Wall Location:
Line: 79 1
Panel: 36E 1

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Sip was with B Co 34th Armor of the 1st Infantry Division when he was killed leading his former tank platoon into a firefight during the Tet Offensive. His tank was hit by a rocket and Skip was evacuated but died on the way to the hospital.

Correction..Hugh was known by his friends as Skip.

Member Suggestions: Specialty: Armor Religion: Presbyterian Major Command: He was with the Big Red One when he was killed but had been with the 25th previously.

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