Sgt. Arlin D. Collins ~ Elsberry, MO
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
N 39° 09.735 W 090° 48.083
15S E 689956 N 4337084
Quick Description: Monument erected next to his tomb stone.
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 7/20/2009 12:18:24 PM
Waymark Code: WM6TVA
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member GA Cacher
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Long Description:

Monument Erected by Friends and Relatives.
Date Monument Erected: 1968.
County of Monument: Lincoln County.
Location of Monument: MO-B, Hillcrest Memorial Park, W. of Elsberry.
Monument and Stone Text:

In Memory of
Born Oct. 5, 1947
Who Gave His Life Aug. 28, 1968
When Engaged in Hostile Action in Vietnam

And to the Memory and Honor of Those Who Have Served and are Now Serving Their County

Sgt. Arlin D. Collins was awarded Posthumously The Silver Star for Gallantry in Action, Bronze Star Medal, Army Commendation Medal for Heroism, Purple Heart and the Good Conduct Medal.
Prior to death, he was awarded the National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Ribbon, Combat Infantryman Badge, Expert Badge with Machine Gun Bar and the Marksman Badge with Rifle and Automatic Rifle Bars.

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Type of memorial: Monument

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