Holguin, Frank John, PFC

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Last Rank
Private First Class
Last Service Branch
Military Police Corps
Last Primary MOS
95B-Military Policeman
Last MOS Group
Military Police Corps (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1964-1964, 11B10, 114th Aviation Company (AHC)
Service Years
1963 - 1964

Private First Class


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Home State
California
California
Year of Birth
1943
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Los Angeles
Last Address
Los Angeles

Casualty Date
Mar 15, 1964
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Bac Lieu (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Holy Cross Cemetery - Los Angeles, California
Wall/Plot Coordinates
01E 047

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Army Military Police


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Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  1964, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page

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Aviation Badge (Basic)

 
 Unit Assignments
Military Assistance Command Vietnam MACVMilitary Police Units114th Aviation Company (AHC)
  1963-1964, 95B, Military Assistance Command Vietnam MACV
  1963-1964, 95B, 560th Military Police Company
  1964-1964, 11B10, 114th Aviation Company (AHC)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
If you have any pictures, information, schools, units/assignments, medals, or anything else regarding PFC Holguin, please email me at atwsfallenmp@gmail.com or through the Military Police Homepage at http://www.militarypolice.com.

Steve Blackwell
 

PFC Holguin volunteered to serve as the gunner of a UH-1B (tail number 62-01963) that was shot down killing all four crewmen and one passenger. It crashed 13 KM South of Gai Rai Village, Bac Lieu Province, RVN.

Crew lost:
Capt Roger E. Gauvin (AC) 114th Aviation Company
1st Lt. Kenneth A. Shannon (P) 114th Aviation Company
SP5 Carleton W. Upton (CE)  114th Aviation Company
PFC Frank J. Holguin (G)  560th MP Company

 

   
Comments/Citation
Notes: Reported in "Viet Shots Kille Six Americans," The Press Courier, Oxnard, California, 16 March 1964, page 2. Lists Capt. Jaeck and Bergin as well, and the 4 crewmen of helicopter shoot down.
   
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