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Name: Edward Valentine Eiden Jr
Panel/Line: 27W/55
Force: Army
Company: C
Rank: Sergeant / Specialist Five
Pay Grade: E4 Posthumous Promotion
CAACF: 56461604
Home of Record: Winneconne, WI
Birth Date: February 14, 1948
Race: Caucasian
Gender: M
Religion: Roman Catholic
Married: N
Death Date: April 11, 1969
Cause of Death: ground casualty multiple fragmentation wounds hostile;
Died in Dinh Tuong at age 21
The body was recovered.
Edward Valentine Eiden Jr

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Comment[Gary Stoltz and Don Varenhorst]

Eddie Eiden took shrapnel in the back at a base camp one night and died. He only had days before his time was up. Couldn't believe it happened. Great guy.