Van Mater, William Wayne, SGT

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Last Rank
Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
11B20-Infantry Team Leader
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1968-1968, 11B20, 3rd Battalion, 47th Infantry Regiment/D Company
Service Years
1967 - 1968

Sergeant


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Home State
Wisconsin
Wisconsin
Year of Birth
1941
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Friendship , WI
Last Address
Friendship , WI

Casualty Date
Sep 22, 1968
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Kien Hoa (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Quincy Cemetery - Friendship, Wisconsin
Wall/Plot Coordinates
43W 067

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Vietnam Veterans MemorialThe National Gold Star Family Registry
  1968, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2019, The National Gold Star Family Registry

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Combat Infantryman 1st Award
Auto Rifle
Rifle

 
 Unit Assignments
3rd Battalion, 47th Infantry Regiment9th Infantry Division
  1968-1968, 11B20, 3rd Battalion, 47th Infantry Regiment/D Company
  1968-1968, 11B20, 9th Infantry Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase IV Campaign (1968)
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase V Campaign (1968)
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Not Specified
   
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BRUCE BURIANEK
BRUCE330@WEBTV.NET
PERSONAL FRIND
12187 CLOUDY PEAK LANE D-202
SILVERDALE, WA 98383 USA
FRIEND
SHOULD NOT HAVE BEEN DRAFTED. WAS A VERY GOOD FRIEND, WE SPENT MANY SUMMERS SWIMMING AND PLAYING TOGETHER. ONE YEAR HE EVEN SAVED MY LIFE.
Sunday, November 11, 2001



 
Craig Champion
cchampion@glade.net
Delta Co 3/47th 3rd herd
Sorry it has taken so long. I have thought about you it seems like every day. Your friend and medic, Doc.
Thursday, September 22, 2005

   
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