SGT Charles Edward Hebron
Sep 18, 1945 - Jan 31, 1968
Panel 36E, Line 013
Funeral services for Sgt Charles Edward Hebron will be held Thursday with prayer service at 10:45 a.m. at the Memorial Funeral Chapel followed by Mass at St. Joseph' Catholic Church at 11:00 a.m.,  Hebron Died January 31 at the Tan Son Nhut Air Base in Vietnam.

Msgr T.J. Valenta of St. Joseph's Catholic Church, where Hebron was a member, will officiate with burial in Mount Calvary Cemetery under the direction of Memorial Funeral Chapel.  Rosary will be recited at 8:00 p.m. Wednesday at Memorial Funeral Chapel.  Complete military rites will be conducted at Mount Calvary Cemetery.

Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Lydia Hebron of Bryan; parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hebron of Byran; two sisters, Mrs. Bonny Moffatt of Bryan and Mrs. Milton Browne of Houston.  Pallbearers will be military men.

THE BRYAN DAILY EAGLE
Tuesday, February 06, 1968
Bryan-College Station, Texas



Bryan Man
Is Killed
In Vietnam

Air Force Sergeant Charles Edward Hebron, 22, of Bryan, Texas has died as a result of wounds received in combat in Vietnam, according to a spokesman for Randolph AFB, San Antonio.

Col. Vernon L. Head, professor of Aerospace Study and Air Force ROTC at Texas A&M, informed the family of Hebron's death Wednesday night. The date of Death was not released.

Hebron was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles J. Hebron of Bryan.   His wife is the former Miss Lydia Luza also of Bryan.  He had two sisters, Mrs. Ronnie Moffatt of Bryan, and Mrs. Milton Brown of Houston.

The USAF Security Police Sergeant was stationed at Tan Son Nhut AFB in Vietnam. The Viet Cong have launched guerrilla attacks on the base for the past three days.

Hebron had been in Vietnam for 10 months.  His wife said that he had only 46 days left before his tour of duty in Vietnam ended.

He was stationed at Perrin AFB, Texas and had served in the Air Force three years before going to Vietnam.

Hebron graduated from Stephen F. Austin High School in 1964.   He was born Sept. 14, 1945.  He and Mrs. Hebron had been married for two years.  They had no children.


On Jan 31, 1968, Sgt HEBRON was manning the 0-51 Bunker, Echo Sector, Tan Son Nhut, Air Base, RVN.  He was being assisted by four other Security Policemen, on this fateful night.  A human wave of NVA and VC attacked Tan Son Nhut from thirteen different directions.  Sgt Hebron's bunker was hit first and four of the five Security Policemen would lose their life this night. Sgt Hebron being one of them.

Sgt Hebron is buried at Saint Joseph Catholic Church in Bryan, Texas.