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Longmeadowís Fallen from the Vietnam War


Personal Data:               

Birth Date:  July 22, 1944

Birth Place:

Race:  Caucasian

Religion:  Lutheran & Missouri Synod

U.S. Citizen:  Yes

Fatherís Name:  Roland E. Kamp (died September 29, 1992)

Motherís Name:  possibly Thelma M. Kamp (died July 3, 2008)

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Marital Status:  Married

Wifeís Name:  Darlene J. (unknown) Kamp

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Military Service Record:

Entry Date:  October 23, 1968

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Entry Location:

Home of Record:  Longmeadow, Massachusetts

Service Branch:  Army                                 

Service Component:  Selective Service       

Rank:  Sergeant

Rank Abbrev:  SGT  

Pay Grade:  E5         

MOS:  11B40             

MOS Title:

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Awards Received: Silver Star Medal; Bronze Star Medal (Merit); Purple Heart Medal  

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Posthumous Promotion: 

Length of Service:  Over one year, less than two years

Southeast Asia Tour Data:

Date Tour Commenced: October 21, 1969

Major Command:  1st Cavalry Division         

Land Assignment:

Regiment:  7th Cavalry

Battalion:  2nd Battalion                         

Company:  B Company

Casualty Data:

Casualty Date:  November 17, 1969

Casualty Time:

Casualty Age:  25

Casualty Data 1: Hostile, Died                      

Casualty Data 2:  Multiple Fragmentation Wounds         

Casualty Data 3:  Ground Casualty               

Casualty Province:  Tay Ninh

Casualty Country:  South Vietnam               

Located In Or Near:

Body Recovered:  Yes 


Burial Location:  Hillcrest Park Cemetery, Springfield, Massachusetts (also father and Thelma)

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Longmeadowís Fallen Casualty Order:  2nd 

Vietnam Veterans Memorial Panel Number:  16W  Line Number:  88

(Special thanks to Ken Davis for providing some of the missing information - 2/24/17)

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