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MEDALS, PHOTOS AND SCRAPBOOK OF ALDWIN "SPARKY" ELLIS J

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MEDALS, PHOTOS AND SCRAPBOOK OF ALDWIN "SPARKY" ELLIS JR., 101ST AIRBORNE, K.I.A. IN VIETNAMExtensive collection of medals, photographs and ephemera, all related to the life, service, and death of 101st Airborne Division Cpl. Aldwin A. "Sparky" Ellis, Jr., who died in combat in Vietnam on Oct. 7, 1967, after his unit was ambushed by North Vietnamese machine gunners and snipers. Presented here is a framed display, 21 1/4" x 19 1/4", of his medals, patches and insignia, twenty pieces overall, including two Purple Hearts, the Bronze Star, the Silver Star, the National Defense Medal, the Vietnam Service Medal, the Vietnam Gallantry Cross, the Vietnamese Military Merit Medal, two Parachutists badges, Expert and Sharpshooter marksmanship badges, and a Combat Infantry Badge, all displayed in a shadow box with a color photo of Ellis. The collection is completed by a scrapbook assembled by Ellis' family, containing family photos, images of Ellis in uniform, newspaper clippings related to his death and the deaths of other friends and acquaintances in Vietnam, three rubbings of his name from the Vietnam Memorial in Washington, together with a photograph of President Ronald Reagan visiting the memorial, all accompanied by a signed letter from Assistant to the President Edward V. Hickey, Ellis' Bronze Star citation and Airborne Course diploma, a letter from his company commander reflecting on his death, a sketch of a design for a memorial plaque to be placed at his elementary school, and a wide variety of additional documents and ephemera. An outstanding Vietnam grouping, presenting exhaustive detail about a highly-decorated and regarded soldier.
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MEDALS, PHOTOS AND SCRAPBOOK OF ALDWIN "SPARKY" ELLIS J

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May 09, 2017
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0202A: MEDALS, PHOTOS AND SCRAPBOOK OF ALDWIN "SPARKY" ELLIS J

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MEDALS, PHOTOS AND SCRAPBOOK OF ALDWIN "SPARKY" ELLIS JR., 101ST AIRBORNE, K.I.A. IN VIETNAMExtensive collection of medals, photographs and ephemera, all related to the life, service, and death of 101st Airborne Division Cpl. Aldwin A. "Sparky" Ellis, Jr., who died in combat in Vietnam on Oct. 7, 1967, after his unit was ambushed by North Vietnamese machine gunners and snipers. Presented here is a framed display, 21 1/4" x 19 1/4", of his medals, patches and insignia, twenty pieces overall, including two Purple Hearts, the Bronze Star, the Silver Star, the National Defense Medal, the Vietnam Service Medal, the Vietnam Gallantry Cross, the Vietnamese Military Merit Medal, two Parachutists badges, Expert and Sharpshooter marksmanship badges, and a Combat Infantry Badge, all displayed in a shadow box with a color photo of Ellis. The collection is completed by a scrapbook assembled by Ellis' family, containing family photos, images of Ellis in uniform, newspaper clippings related to his death and the deaths of other friends and acquaintances in Vietnam, three rubbings of his name from the Vietnam Memorial in Washington, together with a photograph of President Ronald Reagan visiting the memorial, all accompanied by a signed letter from Assistant to the President Edward V. Hickey, Ellis' Bronze Star citation and Airborne Course diploma, a letter from his company commander reflecting on his death, a sketch of a design for a memorial plaque to be placed at his elementary school, and a wide variety of additional documents and ephemera. An outstanding Vietnam grouping, presenting exhaustive detail about a highly-decorated and regarded soldier.

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