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Westfieldís Fallen from the Vietnam War


Personal Data:

Birth Date:  July 3, 1941

Birth Place:  Northampton, Massachusetts

Race:  Caucasian

Religion:  Protestant - No Preference

U.S. Citizen:  Yes

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Marital Status:  Married

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Home of Record:  Westfield, Massachusetts

Service Branch:  Navy                                  

Service Component:  Reserve                      

Rank:  Lieutenant

Rank Abbrev:  LT     

Pay Grade:  O3        

MOS:  1315               

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Southeast Asia Tour Data:

Date Tour Commenced: March 5, 1970

Major Command:  U.S. '7th Fleet                 

Air/Sea Assignment:

Air Wing:  CVW-8           

Air Group:           

Squadron:  VA-172

Air/Sea Assignment:

Task Force:  Task Force 77                     

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Ship:  USS Shangri-la CVS-38   

Casualty Data:

Casualty Date:  June 22, 1970

Casualty Time:  2130

Casualty Age:  28

Casualty Data 1: Non-Hostile, Died While Missing           

Casualty Data 2:  Air Loss, Crash at Sea      

Casualty Data 3:  Fixed Wing - Pilot             

Casualty Province:  Offshore, Military Region Unknown

Casualty Country:  South Vietnam               

Located In Or Near: over water

Casualty Vehicle:  A-4 Skyhawk

Body Recovered:  No


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Westfieldís Fallen Casualty Order:  5th

Vietnam Veterans Memorial:

Panel Number:  09W

            Line Number:  78


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