Kane, William Gerard, Jr., 1LT

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Last Rank
First Lieutenant
Last Service Branch
Engineer Corps
Last Primary MOS
1331-Combat Engineer Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Engineer Corps (Officer)
Primary Unit
1968-1968, 1331, 1st Engineer Battalion/C Company
Service Years
1965 - 1968

Engineer Corps

First Lieutenant

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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
New York, NY
Last Address
New York, NY

Casualty Date
Jun 30, 1968
Hostile, Died
Other Explosive Device
Binh Duong (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Gate of Heaven Cemetery - Hawthorne, New York
Wall/Plot Coordinates
54W 024/Sect. 44, Plot 608, Grave # 5

 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans MemorialThe National Gold Star Family Registry
  1968, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2018, The National Gold Star Family Registry

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 Unit Assignments
1st Engineer Battalion
  1968-1968, 1331, 1st Engineer Battalion/C Company
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase IV Campaign (1968)
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

1st. Lt. U.S. Army, {0-5243862}, Vietnam War-Lt. Kane was killed in action from an explosive device on 6-30-1968 while serving as a Combat Engineer Unit Commander with Co. C of the 1st Engineer Battalion, 1st Infantry Division. Lt. Kane started his tour of Vietnam on 3-5-1968. Lt. Kane is the son of Mr. William G. Kane, Sr. of 134 West 109th Street, New York, New York, and Mrs. Margaret McLaughlin of 248 Audubon Avenue, New York, New York. Awards: Purple Heart Medal, Vietnam Service medal with One Service Star, Vietnam Campaign Medal, National Defense Service Medal.
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