Vilkas, Algimantas Rudolph, SP 4

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Last Rank
Specialist 4
Last Service Branch
Engineer Corps
Last Primary MOS
62E20-Heavy Construction Equipment Operator
Last MOS Group
Engineer Corps (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1967-1967, 62E20, D Company, 34th Engineer Battalion
Service Years
1955 - 1967

Specialist 4

Four Service Stripes

Eight Overseas Service Bars

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Casualty Info
Home Town
Chicago, IL
Last Address
Chicago, IL

Casualty Date
Aug 07, 1967
Non Hostile- Died of Illness, Other Injury
Vehicle Loss, Crash
Vietnam, South (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Saint John's Lithuanian Cemetery - Ontario, Canada
Wall/Plot Coordinates
24E 089

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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
4th Missile Command94th Army and Missile Defense Command (94th AAMDC)161st Engineer Battalion43rd Engineer Battalion
20th Engineer Brigade34th Engineer Battalion79th Engineer Group
  1955-1956, 612.1, 4th Combat Support Company, 4th Missile Command
  1957-1957, 612.1, 94th Army and Missile Defense Command (94th AAMDC)
  1957-1959, 612.1, HHC, 161st Engineer Battalion
  1960-1962, 612.1, HHC, 43rd Engineer Battalion
  1967-1967, 62E20, 20th Engineer Brigade
  1967-1967, 62E20, D Company, 34th Engineer Battalion
  1967-1967, 62E20, 79th Engineer Group
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1967-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase II Campaign (1966-67)
  1967-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (1967-68)
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Last Known Activity

Sp4, U.S. Army, Vietnam War, Sp4 Vilkas was killed in a non-hostile incident  on 8-27-1967 while serving as a Heavy Construction Equipment Operator with Co. D of the 34th Engineer Battalion, 79th Engineering Group, 20th Engineer Brigade.
He is the son of Mr. Kasys & Mrs. Frida Vilkas of 125 Robinson Street, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. and he enlisted in Chicago with the Army in March of 1955.
POSTED ON 8.1.2003
POSTED BY: Dylan Punke

Thank You

Dear Allen,
I am writing you to commend you for the great service that you gave to your country. Through your sacrifice, the United States lost one of its brave fighters. You are not a replaceable person. You are unique and you had your own story, your own loves, and your own family. My greatest gratitude goes to you, whom was willing to give up your uniqueness for the betterment of all mankind. Thank you.
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