Slifka, John Joseph, SP 5

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Last Rank
Specialist 5
Last Service Branch
Engineer Corps
Last Primary MOS
62F20-Crane Operator
Last MOS Group
Engineer Corps (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1967-1968, 62E10, 1st Infantry Division
Service Years
1967 - 1968

Specialist 5


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Home State
Illinois
Illinois
Year of Birth
1947
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Livingston
Last Address
Livingston

Casualty Date
May 15, 1968
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Binh Duong (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
61E 002

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 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  1968, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page


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 Unit Assignments
1st Engineer Battalion1st Infantry Division
  1967-1968, 62F20, 1st Engineer Battalion
  1967-1968, 62E10, 1st Infantry Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
SP5 John Slifka was killed when the crane he was operating struck a mine near Lai-Khe Base Camp, RVN.
 
He was interred in New Spangle Cemetery, Livingston, Madison County, Illinois.
   
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