Aneli, John Robert, PFC Fallen
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Last Rank
Private First Class
Last Service Branch
Field Artillery
Last Primary MOS
13B-Cannon Crewmember
Last MOS Group
Field Artillery (Enlisted)
Service Years
- 1967

Private First Class

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Casualty Date
Aug 07, 1967
Non Hostile- Died Other Causes
Vehicle Loss, Crash
Vietnam, South
Vietnam War/Vietnam Unspecified Operations
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
24E 085

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Last Name ANELI

Date of Birth 19461015 10/15/1946
Service A Army
Component R Regular
Rank PFC Private First Class
Grade and posthumous promotion E3
Service Occupation 13B10 Undefined Code
Actual Date of Casualty 19670807 08/07/1967
Actual Date of Death 19670807 08/07/1967
Tour Date 670609 06/09/1967
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Casualty Type C1 Non-Hostile, Died of Other Causes
Reason C Vehicle Loss, Crash
Air no Air 7 Ground Casualty
Body Recovered
Country VS South Vietnam
Province 99 Province and Military Region Unknown
Casualty Location
Major command, eg division or brigade 1st Inf Div
Company/battery/troop or similar level unit B Btry
Battalion or similar level unit 8th Bn
Regiment, ROAD 6th Artillery

Home of Record City PHILADELPHIA
Home of Record State Code Pennsylvania
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Army - PFC - E3
Age: 20
Race: Caucasian
Sex: Male
Date of Birth Oct 15, 1946
Marital Status: Single
John Aneli
Aneli came to the United States from Italy while still a young boy. He fell in love with America. He enlisted in the Army in August 1966 after graduating from Monsignor Bonner High School and began the long process of becoming a U.S. citizen. The private first class, a radio telephone operator and cannoneer with B, Battery, of the 18th, Battalion, 6th, Artillery, 1st, Infantry, Division, died August 7, 1967, in Vietnam after being hit by an Army truck. He was 20 years old. Aneli was posthumously granted citienship four months later. He was survived by his parents and a sister. John lived on West Lynbrook Road, Lansdowne, Delaware County. Source: Philadelphia, Daily News
Tuesday, June 18, 2002
Martin Kedra
Commanding Officer
8066, S., Top Of The World Dr., SLC, UT., 84121, USA
John and I, were from, the same city, are both Catholic and often talked, about our home town. I, will never forget, that tragic, day and, think about it, frequently. I pray, for him and his family, often.
Monday, March 11, 2002

Barbara Paschall
Old School Chum
Aldan, PA
Grade School Friend
John was a classmate of mine in elementary school. I was so saddened to hear that he was a casualty. His big, ready smile will always be in my heart.
Thursday, December 30, 2004

Danielle DeLuca Meo
I Loved Him!
1118, Gennesse Lane, The Villages, Fl., 32162, U.S.A.
No matter how long I will never forget you, Johnny
I think, of you alot, Johnny, more now, that I'am older, my children, 2, boys, are grown men. I'll always wonder, how, different my life, would have been, had you, survived., Rest in peace, brave soldier. I smile, when I recall, my senior, prom and you, as my escort in your paratrooper, uniform, on December 26th, 1966. Love you Danielle
Sep 30, 2008
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