Van Gessel, Larry Eugene, SP 5

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Last Rank
Specialist 5
Last Service Branch
Engineer Corps
Last Primary MOS
12B40-Combat Engineer Platoon Sergeant
Last MOS Group
Engineer Corps (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1967-1968, 12B40, B Company, 39th Engineer Battalion
Service Years
1966 - 1968

Specialist 5



Two Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
Michigan
Michigan
Year of Birth
1947
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Grand Rapids , MI
Last Address
Grand Rapids , MI

Casualty Date
Aug 14, 1968
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Died Other Causes
Reason
Other Accident
Location
Quang Ngai (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Rosedale Memorial Park - Tallmadge, Michigan
Wall/Plot Coordinates
48W 016

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Vietnam Veterans MemorialThe National Gold Star Family Registry
  1982, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2019, The National Gold Star Family Registry

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 Unit Assignments
18th Engineer Brigade39th Engineer Battalion
  1967-1968, 12B40, 18th Engineer Brigade
  1967-1968, 12B40, B Company, 39th Engineer Battalion
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1967-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (1967-68)
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase IV Campaign (1968)
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase V Campaign (1968)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Not Specified
   
Comments/Citation



brothers then brothers now

Posted on 3/22/11 - by SFC Howard Goolsby US ARMY RET. goolsbyh@aol.com Larry I will never forget
your great smile, You were
a really nice guy. Your fomer squad leader B Company
39th Engineer Bn.  - VVMF
   
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