Phil Hutton was in the class ahead of mine in high school: Tulsa Central HS class of 1969.
We were in French class together for two years.
He was the Band Major of Tulsa Central High School's marching band, and held a brown belt in karate.
He enlisted in the U.S. Army upon graduation, and was killed in Viet Nam 31 Aug 1970.
He was 19 years old.
PERSONAL DATAHome of Record: Tulsa, OKMILITARY DATA
Date of birth: 10/18/1950Service: Army of the United StatesCASUALTY DATA
Grade at loss: E4
Note: Posthumous Promotion as indicated
ID No: 448521944
MOS: 11B20: Infantryman
Length Service: **
Unit: A CO, 1ST BN, 5TH INFANTRY, 25TH INF DIV, USARVStart Tour: 10/14/1969URL: /VirtualWall.org/dh/HuttonCP01a.htm
Incident Date: 08/31/1970
Casualty Date: 08/31/1970
Age at Loss: 19
Location: Long Khanh Province, South Vietnam
Remains: Body recovered
Casualty Type: Hostile, died outright
Casualty Reason: Ground casualty
Casualty Detail: Gun or small arms fire
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