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Rodney J. Evans

Born: Jul 17, 1948

Death: Jul 18, 1969

Birthplace: Chelsea

Nationality: United States

Rodney J. Evans

Date of Birth : Jul 17, 1948
Date of Death : Jul 18, 1969
Birth Place : Chelsea

Rodney John Evans was a Sergeant in the United States Army's 1st battalion of the 12th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division. Evans was killed in action during the Vietnam War in Tay Ninh Province. He died protecting other members of his unit from a concealed land mine using his own body, for which he received the Medal of Honor.

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