Anthony, John Edward, SP 4

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Last Rank
Specialist 4
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
11B20-Infantry Team Leader
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1969-1970, 11B20, 4th Battalion, 3rd Infantry Regiment/C Company
Service Years
1969 - 1970

Specialist 4



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Home State
California
California
Year of Birth
1948
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Pomona, CA
Last Address
Pomona, CA

Casualty Date
Aug 19, 1970
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Died Other Causes
Reason
Other Accident
Location
Quang Ngai (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Pomona Valley Memorial Park - Pomona, California
Wall/Plot Coordinates
08W 123

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Infantry Shoulder Cord


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 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans MemorialThe National Gold Star Family Registry
  2017, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2018, The National Gold Star Family Registry

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Combat Infantryman 1st Award


 
 Unit Assignments
11th Infantry Brigade (Light)4th Battalion, 3rd Infantry Regiment
  1969-1970, 11B20, 11th Infantry Brigade (Light)
  1969-1970, 11B20, 4th Battalion, 3rd Infantry Regiment/C Company
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1969-1969 Vietnam War/Summer-Fall 1969 Campaign
  1969-1970 Vietnam War/Winter-Spring 1970 Campaign
  1970-1970 Vietnam War/Sanctuary Counteroffensive Campaign (1970)
  1970-1970 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase VII Campaign (1970-71)
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Dec 11, 2017, General Photos7
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Comments/Citation

GARY H. ANTHONY GARYHERM53@YAHOO.COM
You named me when I was born. Mom and Dad could not agree on my name, so they consulted you. At four and half years old you named me. You were my only brother, a wonderful big brother my hero always. I always assumed you would return home safely. I have only learned to live with the sadness of losing you, we just learned how survive after your death. Losing you changed life for all of us. I've tried to live a life you would be proud of, named one of my sons after you. I visit your grave every Memorial Day. I miss you and believe I will never rest peacefully while I'm alive wondering what happened on August 19, 1970, the Army was not willing to give any details about your death. So, mystery plagues me, but I do my best to survive and make you proud. You're forever my Hero.
   
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