Aguilar, Domingo Ignacio, LTC

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Last Rank
Lieutenant Colonel
Last Service Branch
Engineer Corps
Last Primary MOS
1331-Combat Engineer Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Engineer Corps (Officer)
Primary Unit
1967-1967, 1331, HHC, 299th Engineer Battalion
Service Years
1948 - 1967

Engineer Corps

Lieutenant Colonel

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

Casualty Date
Dec 08, 1967
Non Hostile- Died Other Causes
Other Accident
Kontum (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Calvary Cemetery - Ithaca, New York
Wall/Plot Coordinates
31E 062

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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
299th Engineer Battalion937th Engineer Group18th Engineer Brigade
  1967-1967, 1331, HHC, 299th Engineer Battalion
  1967-1967, 1331, 937th Engineer Group
  1967-1967, 1331, 18th Engineer Brigade
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1949-1950 US Occupation of Germany (WWII)
  1951-1951 Korean War/CCF Intervention (1950-51)
  1967-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (1967-68)
 Colleges Attended 
Rochester Institute of Technology
  1944-1948, Rochester Institute of Technology
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

Lt. Col. Domingo I. Aguilar, Mech. '48, died on December 9, 1967 in Vietnam of injuries suffered when he was struck by a helicopter rotor blade. Colonel Aguilar is the first known RIT alumnus to die in service in Vietnam. Aguilar was commander of the Army's 299th Engineer Battalion. He entered the Army in 1948 and had been in Vietnam since October of last year.  While at RIT he played basketball and was a member of Chi Delta Phi, forerunner of Theta Xi fraternity. He is survived by his wife, Shirley and eight children, all of Miami, Florida, and his parents, Mr. & Mrs. Domingo S. Aguilar of Ithaca.

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