Name: Edward Valentine Eiden Jr
Rank: Sergeant / Specialist Five
Pay Grade: E4 Posthumous Promotion
Home of Record: Winneconne, WI
Birth Date: February 14, 1948
Religion: Roman Catholic
Death Date: April 11, 1969
Cause of Death: ground casualty multiple fragmentation wounds hostile;
Died in Dinh Tuong at age 21
The body was recovered.
|Comment||[Gary Stoltz and Don Varenhorst]|
Eddie Eiden took shrapnel in the back at a base camp one night and died. He only had days before his time was up. Couldn't believe it happened. Great guy.