Kennedy, William Daniel, III, CPT

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Last Rank
Last Service Branch
Field Artillery
Last Primary MOS
1193-Field Artillery Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Field Artillery (Officer)
Primary Unit
1969-1970, I Field Force Vietnam Artillery
Service Years
1965 - 1970

Field Artillery


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Casualty Info
Home Town
San Francisco
Last Address
San Francisco

Casualty Date
Nov 29, 1970
Non Hostile- Died Other Causes
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Ninh Thuan (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
06W 092

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 Unit Assignments
Officer Candidate School (Artillery) Fort Sill, OK6th Battalion, 32nd Field Artillery 41st Field Artillery Group I Field Force Vietnam Artillery
  1965-1965, 6, Officer Candidate School (Artillery) Fort Sill, OK
  1969-1970, 6th Battalion, 32nd Field Artillery
  1969-1970, 41st Field Artillery Group
  1969-1970, I Field Force Vietnam Artillery
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Captain Kennedy was on his second tour of duty (30 July 1970) in Vietnam with the last station at Song Mao, Vietnam.

He attended the Field Artillery Fort Sill OCS program graduating in December 1965.

He was killed when the C-123 in which he was a passenger crashed into a hill 10-15 miles south of Cam Ranh Bay AB, RVN (near Phan Rang Air Base, Ninh Thuan Province, RVN). C-123K, (#54-0649), "Bookie 540", flight from Phan Rang AB to Cam Ranh Bay AB.

Captain Kennedy  was interred in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington National Cemetery, Section 17 Site 23850.

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