Drake, John Peter, PFC

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Last Rank
Private First Class
Last Service Branch
Aviation
Last Primary MOS
11B10-Infantryman
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1964-1964, 114th Aviation Company (AHC)
Service Years
1963 - 1964

Private First Class


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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
1945
 
This Military Service Page was created/owned by 1SG Thomas M. Hackler, Sr. (Hack-Attack)-Deceased to remember Drake, John Peter, PFC.

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Casualty Info
Home Town
Westport
Last Address
Westport

Casualty Date
Jul 21, 1964
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Died Other Causes
Reason
Accidental Self-Destruction
Location
Vinh Long (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Union Cemetery - Port Henry, New York
Wall/Plot Coordinates
01E 059

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Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 
 Unit Assignments
114th Aviation Company (AHC)
  1964-1964, 114th Aviation Company (AHC)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1964-1964 Vietnam War/Advisory Campaign (1962-65)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
PFC John Drake served with 3rd Platoon, 114th Assault Helicopter Company, Delta Aviation Battalion, U.S. Army Support Command, MACV. Based at Vinh Long Army Air Field, Vinh Long, Mekong Delta.

While serving on guard duty, he accidentally discharged his rifle, causing a head wound and his death

He was interred in Union Cemetery, near where his parents would be buried..
   
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