First Lieutenant Claude Harmon Cargile

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Title

First Lieutenant Claude Harmon Cargile

Subject

Vietnam War, 1961-1975
United States. Army

Description

1Lt. Claude H. Cargile died on May 25, 1970, from wounds received while serving with Company A, 123rd Aviation Battalion, 16th Aviation Group, Americal Division as a helicopter pilot. Lt. Cargile attended both Marion Institute and Greensboro High School before graduating from Banks High School in Birmingham. Lt. Cargile was also a graduate of Auburn University and was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert M. Cargile of Tuscaloosa.

A second obituary for Lt. Cargile can be found in the May 26, 1970 Birmingham News. Lt. Cargile's obituary can be purchased at this site: http://bpldb.bplonline.org/db/formProc/obituaries?title=obituaries&lastname=cargile&search_lastname_parameter=starts&firstname=&search_firstname_parameter=starts&year=&newspaper=.

The Virtual Wall site for Lt. Cargile can be found here: http://www.virtualwall.org/dc/CargileCH01a.htm.

Photos of Lt. Cargile can be found on this site: http://www.vvmf.org/Wall-of-Faces/7877/CLAUDE-H-CARGILE.

A photo of Lt. Cargile's grave can be found at this site: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/95288837/claude-h-cargile.

Source

Tuscaloosa News Archive
Birmingham News
Virtual Wall - Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Find A Grave

Publisher

Tuscaloosa News

Date

May 26, 1970
May 31, 1970
July 3, 1970

Contributor

Tuscaloosa Public Library

Type

Newspaper

Identifier

1979

Coverage

Tuscaloosa (AL)

Original Format

Newspaper

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