Aneli, John Robert, PFC

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Last Rank
Private First Class
Last Service Branch
Field Artillery
Last Primary MOS
13B-Cannon Crewmember
Last MOS Group
Field Artillery (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1967-1967, 13B, 1st Infantry Division
Service Years
1966 - 1967

Private First Class

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This Military Service Page was created/owned by SGT Rick Dunn to remember Aneli, John Robert, PFC.

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Casualty Info
Home Town
Last Address

Casualty Date
Aug 07, 1967
Non Hostile- Died Other Causes
Vehicle Loss, Crash
Vietnam, South
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Saint Peter and Paul Cemetery - Broomall, Pennsylvania
Wall/Plot Coordinates
24E 085

 Official Badges 

1st Infantry Division

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  1967, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page

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 Unit Assignments
8th Battalion, 6th Field Artillery Regiment
  1967-1967, 13B, 8th Battalion, 6th Field Artillery Regiment
  1967-1967, 13B, 1st Infantry Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1967-1967 Vietnam War
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
PFC Aneli and his family had come to America from Italy in 1956.  He enlisted in the Army in August 1966.

In Vietnam, he was struck and killed by an Army truck about 30 miles north of Saigon. He had served as both a radio operator and cannoneer. He served with B Battery, 8th Battalion, 6th Artillery, 1st Infantry Division (155mm H T + 8-inch H SP (M110).

He was granted American citizenship posthumously.

Note:  His family arrived from Italy on 9 February 1956 at New York aboard the "Saturnia". His Italian name was Giovanni Roberto Aneli, accompanied by his mother Caterina Orlando Aneli and sister.
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