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First Name: Christopher

Last Name: Childs

Birthplace:

Gender: Male

Branch: Army (1784 - present)



Middle Name: J.



Date of Birth: 04 December 1939

Date of Death: 09 May 1970

Rank: Specialist 5

Years Served:
Christopher J. Childs, III

   
Engagements:
•  Vietnam War (1960 - 1973)

Biography:

Christopher J. Childs, III

Specialist Five, U.S. Army

 

 

Christopher J. Childs, III was born on 4 December 1939.

On 9 May 1970, Specialist Five Christopher J. Childs, III was serving with 221st Signal Company (Pictorial), 69th Signal Battalion, 160th Signal Group, 1st Signal Brigade, in Pleiku Province, South Vietnam.

On that day, SP5 Childs was killed in action when the helicopter in which he was a passenger, crashed. His body was recovered.

Medals

Bronze Star Medal with Combat Valor Device
Purple Heart
Air Medal
Good Conduct Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Vietnam Service Medal
Vietnam Campaign Medal

Honors

The name Christopher J Childs III is located on Panel W10 Line 4 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall.

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Honoree ID: 3640   Created by: MHOH

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