FAGGETT, CHARLES EARL  

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Casualty Record

 

Name:
FAGGETT, CHARLES EARL


Rank / Branch:
SSG E-6, U.S. ARMY


Unit:
NINTH DIVISION


Date of Birth:
1942-05-02


Date of Loss:
1967-01-29


Country of Loss:
SOUTH VIETNAM


Loss Coordinates:
PHUOC TUY


Status:
BODY RETURNED


Category:
HOSTILE, DIED EXPLOS


Aircraft/Vehicle/Ground:
GROUND


Awards & Decorations:
SEE BIO


Other:
MARRIED

 

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Veteran Hagiography

CHARLES EARL FAGGETT, STAFF SERGEANT, U.S. ARMY, ODESSA, ECTOR COUNTY, TEXAS

AWARDS AND DECORATIONS

Combat Infantrymans Badge, Bronze Star, Purple Heart, Army Commendations Medal, Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal

BIOGRAPHY

Charles was born in Marshall, Texas, the son of Eligah and Willie Mae Howard Faggett. He lived in Clovis, New Mexico and in Odessa, Texas. He was a career soldier and had been in the Army four years, having joined in 1962 from Odessa. He was married to Ima May Scott of Temple, Texas and the father of three sons, two were twins.  .

He was a member of A Company, 4th Battalion, 39th Infantry, 9th Infantry Division. He joined the unit at Fort Riley, Kansas after he had re-enlisted in the Army. He was a senior squad leader of his platoon. He was promoted to Staff Sergeant, E-6 at Fort Riley. On December 13, 1966, the 4th Battalion, 39th Infantry mobilized to Vietnam.

Private Charfels E. Faggett-Basic Training 1962

On January 29, 1967, SSG Fagette's platoon had been assigned to a Cav platoon for perimeter security. At dusk, a long range recon patrol was ambushed and the patrol came into the perimeter for security. A fire fight broke out with the V.C. and it lasted for several minutes. During the fire fight, several mortars landed in the perimeter and Staff Sergeant Faggett and another soldier were killed.

He was buried with full military honors and posthumously awarded the Bronze Star and Purple Heart. He was buried with full military honors at the Temple Mount Zion Cemetery of Memories in Temple, Texas.   At the time of his death, his wife and children were living near Fort Hood in Temple, Texas.  His wife remarried in 1974 and changed the last name of the children to Evans.

Temple-Mount Zion Garden of Memories Cemetery-Temple, Texas


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