Esposito, William E., Jr., CPL Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Corporal
Last Service Branch
Aviation
Last Primary MOS
11B-Infantryman
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Last Unit
1965-1965, 56th Medical Battalion
Service Years
1962 - 1965

Corporal


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One Overseas Service Bar


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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
1947
 
Casualty Info
Home Town
New York
Last Address
New York

Casualty Date
Nov 11, 1965
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Missing
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Binh Dinh
Conflict
Vietnam War/Vietnam Unspecified Operations
Location of Interment
Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery - San Diego, California
Wall/Plot Coordinates
03E 040

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Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  1965, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page

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 Ribbon Bar

Aviation Badge (Basic)


 
 Unit Assignments
56th Medical Battalion/498th Medical Company (Air Ambulance)56th Medical Battalion
  1965-1965, 56th Medical Battalion/498th Medical Company (Air Ambulance)
  1965-1965, 56th Medical Battalion
 Combat and Operations History
  1965-1965 Vietnam War
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Cpl. Esposito flew was a part of a medical evacuation flying aboard a UH-1D (#64-13631) from the 498th Med Co (Air Ambulance) for a wounded Korean soldier. His helicopter was shot down near Qui Nhon.

Crew Members:
Maj. R.A. Scott, AC (survived)
Capt. E.A. Haswell, P (survived)
PFC William Esposito, Jr,. CE
CPL Orin Larry Allred, G
SSG Gilivaldo A. Martinez, Jr., MD
SP4 Wilbur William Ivanov, passenger

He was interred in Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery, San Diego, San Diego County, California, Plot: Section A-B, Site 153.
   
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