Barragy, William Joseph, MAJ

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Last Rank
Major
Last Service Branch
Chaplain-Christian
Last Primary MOS
5310-Chaplain
Last MOS Group
Chaplain (Officer)
Primary Unit
1965-1966, 5310, 1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division/HHC
Service Years
1954 - 1966
Foreign Language(s)
Italian

Chaplain-Christian

Major



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Home State
Iowa
Iowa
Year of Birth
1923
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Waterloo IA
Last Address
Waterloo, IA

Casualty Date
May 04, 1966
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Died while Missing
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Quang Duc (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Calvary Cemetery - Waterloo, Iowa
Wall/Plot Coordinates
07E 022

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Vietnam Veterans MemorialThe National Gold Star Family Registry
  1966, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2019, The National Gold Star Family Registry

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Parachutist (Basic)

 
 Unit Assignments
1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division
  1965-1966, 5310, 1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division/HHC
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1965-1965 Vietnam War/Defense Campaign (1965)
  1966-1966 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Campaign (1965-66)
 Colleges Attended 
Loras CollegeSt Mary's Seminary and University
  1942-1946, Loras College
  1942-1944, St Mary's Seminary and University
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

Father William Barragy was killed in the crash of a CH-47A "Chinook" (# 64-13138) from the 147th Assault Support Helicopter Company (ASHC). The aircrafft came down about 20 miles north of Nhon Co. 20 men were killed in this crash, 5 crew, 15 passengers.


 
   
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