Walter Walton Haring
Company A 1/22 Infantry
4th Infantry Division
Killed in Action February 16, 1967
Walter served as a Staff
Sergeant Grade E-6 and was 35 years old at the time of his death.
He was born on August 13, 1931 in Easton,
Pennsylvania. He was married and his religion was Roman Catholic. His MOS was 11B40.
His tour of duty in Vietnam
began on October 22, 1966. He died on February 16, 1967, in the
Province of Kontum.
He was killed in a battle with NVA forces during Operation Sam Houston, at grid reference YA598614,
approximately 27 kilometers west/northwest of Plei Djereng airfield.
His death was a result of hostile enemy small arms fire on his position. Walter died that day with 19 other men of A Company.
Walter left behind two sons.
Walter's name is listed on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington D.C. on Panel 15E, Line 44
SSG Walter Haring's decorations
SSG Walter Walton Haring is
buried at theFort Benning Post Cemetery
Plot: Section C-2 Site 43
Grave marker for SSG Walter Haring
Photo by Carrol Cortez from the Find A Grave website
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