1st Lieut. BEDSOLE Charles Arthur

1st Lieut. BEDSOLE Charles Arthur

Male 1947 - 1968  (20 years)

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  • Name BEDSOLE Charles Arthur 
    Prefix 1st Lieut. 
    Born 29 Aug 1947  Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    _UID 677FF7C0231A4C929F8D2FF9D0EF49F4085C 
    Died 17 Jun 1968  Lam Dong, Vietnam Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • (honored on Panel 56W, Row 11 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.)
    Buried Aft 17 Jun 1968  Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Address:
    Baltimore National Cemetery 
    • (Section O Site 257.)
    1LT Charles A. Bedsole gravestone
    1LT Charles A. Bedsole gravestone
    Plot: Section O Site 257
    Notes 
    • Charles Arthur Bedsole
      First Lieutenant
      PERSONAL DATA
      Home of Record: Severna Park, MD
      Date of birth: 08/29/1947

      MILITARY DATA
      Service: Army of the United States
      Grade at loss: O2
      Rank: First Lieutenant
      ID No: O5424894
      MOS: 71193: Field Artillery Unit Commander (Airborne Qual)
      Length Service: 03
      Unit: D BTRY, 3RD BN, 319TH ARTILLERY, 173RD ABN BDE, USARV

      CASUALTY DATA
      Start Tour: 01/06/1968
      Incident Date: 06/17/1968
      Casualty Date: 06/17/1968
      Age at Loss: 20
      Location: Lam Dong Province, South Vietnam
      Remains: Body recovered
      Casualty Type: Hostile, died outright
      Casualty Reason: Ground casualty
      Casualty Detail: Gun or small arms fire

      URL: www.VirtualWall.org/db/BedsoleCA01a.htm

      ON THE WALL Panel 56W Line 011
    Person ID I84713  Noyes Family Genealogy
    Last Modified 24 Nov 2011 

    Father BEDSOLE Charles Rupert,   b. 29 Nov 1921, Roseboro, Sampson, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Apr 2006, Ponchatoula, Tangipahoa, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother 1st Lieut. JONES Roberta Lillian,   b. 21 Feb 1919, Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Dec 1998  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 26 Oct 1945  Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Address:
    Franklin Street Memorial Church 
    Family ID F33256  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 29 Aug 1947 - Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 17 Jun 1968 - Lam Dong, Vietnam Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Address:
    Baltimore National Cemetery - Aft 17 Jun 1968 - Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland
    Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    1st Lieut. Charles Arthur Bedsole
    1st Lieut. Charles Arthur Bedsole
    1st Lieut. Charles Arthur Bedsole awards and unit insignia
    1st Lieut. Charles Arthur Bedsole awards and unit insignia
    top row left to right
    U.S. Army Vietnam patch
    Artillery Officer insignia

    middle row left to right
    173rd Airborne Infantry Brigade patch
    Purple Heart medal
    National Defense Service medal
    Vietnam Service medal with bronze campaign star
    Vietnam Campaign Service medal with 1960 bar (Vietnamese award)

    bottom row left to right
    319th Field Artillery unit crest
    Parachutist badge
    Veteran & Patriot of the Vietnam War
    Veteran & Patriot of the Vietnam War

  • Sources 
    1. [S4857] Manuscript-Phyllis Jean (Jones) Grosjean, Phyllis Jean (Jones) Grosjean; Paul M. Noyes; 7 August 2010.

    2. [S3808] Internet-Find A Grave, Find A Grave Memorial #347147.