Specialist 5

Joshua Coleman

D Co, 14th Eng Bn, 45th Eng Group, 18th Eng Bde

SP5 Joshua Coleman, from Winnsboro, Louisiana, was killed in Quang Tri Province, South Vietnam on 16 April 1970 at 20 years of age. According to the Army Disposition Form (DA2496), SP5 Coleman “died as a result of wounds received while driver of a military vehicle on a military mission when a booby trap detonated. He was admitted to a military medical facility and later expired.” His remains were recovered but place of burial is unknown.

Date of Incident
April 16, 1970
Quang Tri Province, South Vietnam
Killed in Action
Winnsboro, Louisiana