CHARLES J CUDLIKE
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HONORED ON PANEL 24W, LINE 39 OF THE WALL

CHARLES JOSEPH CUDLIKE

WALL NAME

CHARLES J CUDLIKE

PANEL / LINE

24W/39

DATE OF BIRTH

06/16/1948

CASUALTY PROVINCE

THUA THIEN

DATE OF CASUALTY

05/18/1969

HOME OF RECORD

DETROIT

COUNTY OF RECORD

Wayne County

STATE

MI

BRANCH OF SERVICE

ARMY

RANK

SP4

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Contact Details
STATUS

MIA

REMEMBRANCES

LEFT FOR CHARLES JOSEPH CUDLIKE
POSTED ON 6.16.2018
POSTED BY: Dennis Wriston

I'm proud of our Vietnam Veterans

Specialist Four Charles Joseph Cudlike, Served with Company B, 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division.
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POSTED ON 3.8.2018
POSTED BY: Lucy Micik

Thank You

Dear Sp4 Charles Cudlike,
Thank you for your service as a Infantryman. You are still MIA.
PLEASE COME HOME.
It is so important for us all to acknowledge the sacrifices of those like you who answered our nation's call. Please watch over America, it stills needs your strength, courage and faithfulness. Rest in peace with the angels.
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POSTED ON 5.18.2016
POSTED BY: Roger

Charlie

After all these years, you are still missed. I will never forget you and the sacrifice you made. I hope some day they will find you.
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POSTED ON 5.18.2016
POSTED BY: Curt Carter [email protected]

Remembering An American Hero

Dear SP4 Charles Joseph Cudlike, sir

As an American, I would like to thank you for your service and for your sacrifice made on behalf of our wonderful country. The youth of today could gain much by learning of heroes such as yourself, men and women whose courage and heart can never be questioned.

May God allow you to read this, and may He allow me to someday shake your hand when I get to Heaven to personally thank you. May he also allow my father to find you and shake your hand now to say thank you; for America, and for those who love you.

With respect, Sir

Curt Carter
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POSTED ON 6.28.2015

Final Mission of SP4 Charles J. Cudlike

On May 18, 1969, SP4 Charles J. Cudlike and his unit were engaged in battle in Thua Thien Province, South Vietnam. During the fighting, Cudlike was injured, and was being medically evacuated from the battle area by helicopter. The injured team members were boarding the helicopter when it had to leave quickly because of a heavy volume of enemy fire. At this time, Cudlike had been unable to completely board the aircraft, and was hanging on one of the skids of the helicopter. The door gunner aboard the helicopter tried to pull him into the ship. Due to his own wounds, the gunner was unable to pull him in. When the pilot of the helicopter became aware of the situation he started looking for a place to land, but before he could do so, Cudlike fell from the aircraft at an altitude of 500 feet into the jungle. Comprehensive searches were conducted by air with no success. Cudlike was declared Killed in Action, and his body was never recovered. [Taken from pownetwork.org]
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