Michael Lee Hosea

Private First Class
D BTRY, 4TH BN, 60TH ARTY RGT, 1 FIELD FORCE
Army of the United States
09 March 1949 - 31 October 1969
Beeville, Texas
Panel 16W Line 009

1 FIELD FORCE

60TH ARTY RGT
Artillery

National Defense, Vietnam Service, Vietnam Campaign

The database page for Michael Lee Hosea

27 Apr 2004

Mr Hosea, you and my father were together on that fateful day on October 31, 1969 ... his name was SFC Thomas J Smallwood Jr , Panel 16W Line 10. I wish you both as well as everyone else would have come home safe. I will always remember your name because your rubbing from the Wall will be on my wall with my fathers'. Always in my prayers ...

Thomas J Smallwood
817 881 6481

A Note from The Virtual Wall

The 2nd Battalion, 60th Artillery, was a "Duster" unit equipped with the self-propelled M42 twin-40mm AA gun. On 31 Oct 1969 two men died when a bridge collapsed, overturning their M42 - SFC Thomas J. Smallwood and PFC Michael L. Hosea.


The point-of-contact for this memorial is
his Sergeant's son,
Thomas Smallwood
P O Box 171321, Irving Tx 75017
zesmallwood@sbcglobal.net 
27 Apr 2004



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Jim Schueckler, former CW2, US Army
Ken Davis, Commander, United States Navy (Ret)
Channing Prothro, former CAP Marine
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