Devine, Richard Daniel, Jr., PFC

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Last Rank
Private First Class
Last Service Branch
Aviation
Last Primary MOS
68G-Aircraft Structural Repairer
Last MOS Group
Aviation (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1967-1968, 68G, 57th Assault Helicopter Company
Service Years
1967 - 1968

Private First Class


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Home State
Massachusetts
Massachusetts
Year of Birth
1947
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Saugus
Last Address
Saugus

Casualty Date
Jan 10, 1968
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Multiple Fragmentation Wounds
Location
Kontum (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Riverside Cemetery - Saugus, Massachusetts
Wall/Plot Coordinates
34E 017

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Rifle

 
 Unit Assignments
57th Assault Helicopter Company
  1967-1968, 68G, 57th Assault Helicopter Company
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
PFC Devine served with the 615 Transportation Company Detachment, 57th Assault Helicopter Company, 52nd Aviation Battalion, 1st Aviation Brigede. 

He and five other men were killed during a B-40 and satchel attack on the Kontum Airfield in association with a UH-1D (#66-01066).

Those lost:
SP4 Loyde D. Armor 
SP4 Thomas Carpenter, Jr. 
PFC Richard D. Devine, Jr. 
PFC Andres A. Gomez 
SP4 Robert W. Muncy

He was interred in Riverside Cemetery, Saugus, Massachusetts.
 
   
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