SHELDON D HOSKINS
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HONORED ON PANEL 41W, LINE 24 OF THE WALL

SHELDON DALE HOSKINS

WALL NAME

SHELDON D HOSKINS

PANEL / LINE

41W/24

DATE OF BIRTH

05/16/1948

CASUALTY PROVINCE

QUANG NAM

DATE OF CASUALTY

10/07/1968

HOME OF RECORD

BLACKFOOT

COUNTY OF RECORD

Bingham County

STATE

ID

BRANCH OF SERVICE

MARINE CORPS

RANK

CPL

REMEMBRANCES

LEFT FOR SHELDON DALE HOSKINS
POSTED ON 7.11.2012

Remembrance

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POSTED ON 5.3.2011

Blackfoot Marine killed in Vietnam (Blackfoot News, Blackfoot ID, Monday, 14 Oct 1968)

Blackfoot Marine killed in Vietnam (Blackfoot News, Blackfoot ID, Monday, 14 Oct 1968) Word has been received in Blackfoot of the death of Cpl. Sheldon D. Hoskins, USMC, who was killed in action on 7 Oct (1968), near Quang Nam, Vietnam. Cpl. Hoskins is the son of Dale E. and Naomi Wright Hoskins, Rt 5, Blackfoot. He was born at Blackfoot 15 May 1948. He graduated with the Class of '66 from the Snake River High School, where he excelled in sports. He was co-captain of the football team in his senior year, took state championship honors in wrestling in the 168-pound class in both his junior and senior years and was awarded a scholarship to Weber State College He enlisted in the Marine Corps on 6 Sep 1966 at Salt Lake City. Cpl Hoskins completed his basic training at San Diego and was transferred to Camp LeJune NC. From here he volunteered for duty in the Phillipines, where he was attached to a guard detachment at Subic Bay. After spending five months there he volunteered for duty in Vietnam where he served for the past eight months. He is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Dale E. Hoskins, Blackfoot; two sisters and two half-brothers; Mrs. LaGrand (Cheryl) Wallace, Salt Lake City; Lenna Hoskins, Blackfoot; Merlin Anderson with Army Special Forces in Fort Bragg; and Hiram Anderson, Salt Lake City. The maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Hiram Wright of Kellogg, Idaho also survive. Funeral arrangements are pending arrival of the body in Blackfoot and will be announced by the Howard Packham Mortuary.
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POSTED ON 12.18.2010
POSTED BY: Robert Sage

WE remember

Sheldon is buried at Grove City Cemetery in Blackfoot,ID. PH
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POSTED ON 1.20.2006
POSTED BY: CLAY MARSTON

IN REMEMBRANCE OF THIS HEROIC UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS MEMBER WHOSE NAME SHALL LIVE FOREVER MORE



CORPORAL

SHELDON DALE HOSKINS


Service No. 2261445


who served with


GOLF COMPANY

2nd BATTALION

5th MARINE REGIMENT

1st MARINE DIVISION

FLEET MARINE FORCE, PACIFIC


was a posthumous recipient of the


SILVER STAR

PURPLE HEART

NATIONAL DEFENSE SERVICE MEDAL

VIETNAM SERVICE MEDAL

REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM CAMPAIGN SERVICE MEDAL





~~~ SEMPER FIDELIS ~~~





YOU ARE NOT FORGOTTEN

NOR SHALL YOU EVER BE





Thursday 3 May 2001



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POSTED ON 10.7.2003
POSTED BY: Isaac Taylor

God Bless

I am a student from Gridley High School, and I'm posting remembrances as part of an extra credit report. Our country thanks you so much for your bravery. God bless, Rest in peace.
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