TILLMAN D RODGERS JR
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HONORED ON PANEL 18W, LINE 68 OF THE WALL

TILLMAN DAVID RODGERS JR

WALL NAME

TILLMAN D RODGERS JR

PANEL / LINE

18W/68

DATE OF BIRTH

06/09/1949

CASUALTY PROVINCE

PLEIKU

DATE OF CASUALTY

09/11/1969

HOME OF RECORD

JOHNSTON

COUNTY OF RECORD

Edgefield County

STATE

SC

BRANCH OF SERVICE

ARMY

RANK

PFC

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REMEMBRANCES

LEFT FOR TILLMAN DAVID RODGERS JR
POSTED ON 10.20.2023
POSTED BY: john fabris

honoring you.....

Thank you for your service to our country so long ago sir. As long as you are remembered you will remain in our hearts forever….
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POSTED ON 5.31.2022
POSTED BY: Evie Evans

Attended same school.

I was in high school when your death was announced. Your sacrifice and that of your family is not forgotten. RIP
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POSTED ON 9.28.2021
POSTED BY: Lucy Micik

Thank You

Dear PFC Tillman Rodgers, Thank you for your service as a Field Artillery Basic. Your 52nd anniversary was this month, sad. Saying thank you isn't enough, but it is from the heart. It is Autumn. Time passes quickly. Please watch over America, it stills needs your strength, courage, guidance, and faithfulness, especially now. Rest in peace with the angels.
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POSTED ON 3.16.2019
POSTED BY: David shealy

Tillman David Rodger

This was my uncle mama said she misses you and loves you
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POSTED ON 6.13.2017

Final Mission of PFC Tillman D. Rodgers Jr.

On September 11, 1969, a C-7B Caribou (#62-4187) from the 537th Tactical Airlift Squadron, 483rd Tactical Airlift Wing, 7th Air Force, based at Phu Cat, using the radio call sign Soul 47, was enroute to a Special Forces camp near Plei Djereng, 20 miles west of Pleiku, when it was shot down by small arms fire. All four crewmen and a single passenger were killed in the incident. The lost crew included instructor pilot 1LT Robert P. Wiesneth, pilot 1LT Neil N. Greinke, co-pilot 1LT Charles B. Ross, and flight engineer SSGT Frederick Wilhelm. The lost passenger, a U.S. Army artilleryman, was PFC Tillman D. Rodgers Jr. [Taken from coffeltdatabase.org and c-7acaribou.com]
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