Van Houten, Nelson Omar, PFC

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Last Rank
Private First Class
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1969-1969, 11B10, 2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment/A Company
Service Years
1968 - 1969

Private First Class

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Home State
New Jersey
New Jersey
Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Paterson , NJ
Last Address
Paterson , NJ

Casualty Date
Apr 13, 1969
Hostile, Died
Multiple Fragmentation Wounds
Thua Thien (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Laurel Grove Memorial Park - Totawa, New Jersey
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Vietnam Wall Panel: 27W 078

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans MemorialThe National Gold Star Family RegistryNew Jersey Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  1982, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2019, The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2019, New Jersey Vietnam Veterans Memorial - Assoc. Page

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award
Machine Gun

 Unit Assignments
101st Airborne Division 2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment
  1969-1969, 11B10, 101st Airborne Division
  1969-1969, 11B10, 2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment/A Company
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1969-1969 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase VI Campaign (1968-69)
  1969-1969 Vietnam War/Tet 69 Counteroffensive Campaign
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Not Specified

We worked together.

Posted on 5/6/17 - by Ronald Falasca
Nelson, i do remember the days we worked together at Great Eastern Mills, we had a good time together, but you left us all too soon. I served in Vietnam about a year before you. very sorry to learn of your passing, i will never forget the times we shared and i still remember your smile. RIP.
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