Alsever, Michael Hadwin, 1LT

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Last Rank
First Lieutenant
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Officer)
Primary Unit
1970-1970, 1542, MACV Advisory Team 68 Vinh Long Province
Service Years
1968 - 1970

Infantry

First Lieutenant



One Overseas Service Bar


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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
1948
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Pennellville, NY
Last Address
Pennellville, NY


Casualty Date
Dec 06, 1970
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Artillery, Rocket, Mortar
Location
Vinh Long (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Phoenix Rural Cemetery - Phoenix, New York
Wall/Plot Coordinates
06W 109

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord


 Unofficial Badges 

Combat Advisor


 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans MemorialThe National Gold Star Family Registry
  2012, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2018, The National Gold Star Family Registry

 Photo Album   (More...


 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award


 
 Unit Assignments
Military Assistance Command Vietnam MACV
  1970-1970, 1542, MACV Advisory Team 40
  1970-1970, 1542, MACV Advisory Team 68 Vinh Long Province
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1970-1970 Vietnam War/Sanctuary Counteroffensive Campaign (1970)
  1970-1971 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase VII Campaign (1970-71)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

Obituary from the Palladium - Times Dec 21, 1970: Services for 1st Lt. Michael Alsever, 22, who was killed in action in Vietnam on Dec. 6 will be at 1:30 pm Wednesday at the Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home in Phoenix and at 2pm in the Phoenix United Methodist Church. Burial will full military honors will be in Phoenix Rural Cemetery.
 
He was killed in the Mekong Delta while acting as an advisor for a detail of South Vietnamese. His detail was under heavy artillery attack at the time he was killed. Two months before his death he had been wounded and awarded a Purple Heart.
 
He is survived by a daughter, Kelly Lynn Alsever of Constantina; his parents, Hadwin and Alice Del Bouns Alsever of Pennellville, three sisters, the Misses Colleen Marie and Gretchen Alsever, all of Pennellville; three brothers, Airman 1.c. David Alsever of Labrador, and Roger and Hadwin Alsever at home, and his paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Leland Alsever of Hastings.
   
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I'll always remember Mike: POSTED ON 7/6/09 - BY MARK MANFRED 

Mike was a great guy. We attended OCS together, went to Vietnam together. and were simultaneously assigned to Mobile Advisory Teams (MAT) in Vinh Long Province. We shared a room in Vinh Long City prior to our MAT assignments. I listened on the PRC-25 radio as they medevaced him and I was profoundly saddened when they said he was KIA.
   
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