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Williamsburgís Fallen from the Vietnam War

CHESTER JON KMIT

Personal Data:

Birth Date:  April 11, 1945

Birth Place:  Williamsburg, Massachusetts

Race:  Caucasian 

Religion:  Roman Catholic 

U.S. Citizen:  Yes 

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Marital Status:  Married 

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Military Service Record:

Entry Date:  November 22, 1967

Entry Mode:  Inducted

Entry Location:  Springfield, Massachusetts

Home of Record:  Williamsburg, Massachusetts

Service Branch:  Army                                 

Service Component:  Selective Service       

Rank:  Specialist Four

Rank Abbrev:  SP4   

Pay Grade:  E4         

MOS:  11C20             

MOS Title:  Indirect Fire Infantryman

MOS Background:

Principal Duty:  Ammo Bearer

Awards Received:

Bronze Star Medal with one bronze oak leaf cluster; Purple Heart Medal; Air Medal; Army Good Conduct Medal; National Defense Service Medal; Vietnam Service Medal; Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal; Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation; Military Merit Medal  

Badges Earned:  

Combat Infantryman Badge; Expert Badge with Mortar Bar; Marksman Badge with Rifle Bar

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Southeast Asia Tour Data:

Date Tour Commenced: May 13, 1968

Major Command:  1st Cavalry Division         

Land Assignment:

Regiment:  8th Cavalry

Battalion:  2nd Battalion                         

Company:  D Company

Casualty Data:

Casualty Date:  February 5, 1969

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Casualty Data 1: Hostile, Died                      

Casualty Data 2:  Gun, Small Arms Fire       

Casualty Data 3:  Ground Casualty               

Casualty Province:  Tay Ninh

Casualty Country:  South Vietnam               

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Body Recovered:  Yes 

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Williamsburgís Fallen Casualty Order:  1st and only 

Vietnam Veterans Memorial:

Panel Number:  33W

Line Number:  65

 


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