Crikelair, John Francis, SGT

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Last Rank
Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
11F10-Infantry Operations And Intelligence Specialist
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1969-1969, 11F10, F Company, 75th Infantry (Ranger)
Service Years
1969 - 1969

Sergeant


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Home State
New Jersey
New Jersey
Year of Birth
1945
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Ridgewood
Last Address
Ridgewood

Casualty Date
Aug 06, 1969
 
Cause
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Reason
Multiple Fragmentation Wounds
Location
Hau Nghia (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Maryrest Cemetery - Ramsey, New Jersey
Wall/Plot Coordinates
20W 101

 Official Badges 

75th Ranger Regiment Infantry Shoulder Cord


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 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans MemorialThe National Purple Heart Hall of Honor3/4 Cav Association
  1969, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  1969, The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor [Verified]
  1969, 3/4 Cav Association [Verified]


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Tributes from Others posted by IN Olsen, David O, SGT 548 
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Vietnam War/Summer-Fall 1969 Campaign
From Month/Year
June / 1969
To Month/Year
October / 1969

Description
This campaign was from 9 June to 31 October 1969. During the summer and fall of 1969, conduct of operations was increasingly turned over to Vietnamese, US troops withdrew in greater numbers amid reaffirmations of support for the Republic of South Vietnam government. President Nixon announced the reduction of the U.S. military presence in South Vietnam which would be demonstrated initially by the withdrawal of 25,000 troops by 31 August 1969.

American troop strength had peaked at 543,400 in April 1969 but dropped to 505,500 by mid October. More scattered than before, enemy attacks were concentrated on South Vietnamese positions. U.S. combat deaths were down in the early fall as American units switched to small unit actions. The trend was not constant, however, because U.S. troops deaths which had fallen well below l00 a week in the fall, rose above 100 later in the year.
   
My Participation in This Battle or Operation
From Month/Year
June / 1969
To Month/Year
October / 1969
 
Last Updated:
Mar 16, 2020
   
Personal Memories
   
Units Participated in Operation

1st Cavalry Division

1st Battalion, 18th Infantry Regiment

630th Military Police Company

18th Military Police Brigade

16th Military Police Group

545th Military Police Company

300th Military Police Company

212th Military Police Company

66th Military Police Company

272nd Military Police Company

716th Military Police Battalion

23rd Military Police Company

504th Military Police Battalion

218th Military Police Company

22nd Military Police Battalion (CID)

194th Military Police Company

1st Military Police Company, 1st Infantry Division

 
My Photos From This Battle or Operation
No Available Photos

  3781 Also There at This Battle:
  • Abate, Sam, SP 4, (1968-1970)
  • Ables, Roger, SP 5, (1968-1970)
  • Adams, William Steve, CW3, (1968-1991)
  • Ahles, Robert, SGT, (1968-1970)
  • Alford, Terry Lanier, CW2, (1968-1969)
  • Alkek, James, 1LT, (1967-1974)
  • Althouse, Walter, SGT, (1968-1974)
  • Anderson, Don, SP 4, (1968-1970)
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