Blenkinsop, William Darwin, CPL

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Last Rank
Last Service Branch
Medical Corps
Last Primary MOS
91A-Medical Corpsman
Last MOS Group
Medical Department (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1970-1970, US Army Vietnam (USARV)
Service Years
1970 - 1970


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Casualty Info
Home Town
Coeur D Alene
Last Address
Coeur D Alene

Casualty Date
Aug 29, 1970
Hostile, Died
Other Explosive Device
Binh Dinh (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
McCall Cemetery - McCall, Idaho
Wall/Plot Coordinates
07W 021

 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

Medical Shoulder Cord

 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  1982, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page

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Combat Medical 1st Award

 Unit Assignments
4th Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment (Airborne)US Army Vietnam (USARV)
  1970-1970, 91A, A Company, 4th Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment (Airborne)
  1970-1970, A Company, 4th Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment (Airborne)
  1970-1970, US Army Vietnam (USARV)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1970-1970 Vietnam War/Winter-Spring 1970 Campaign
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
William Blenkinsop, 19, Bayview Idaho was killed in action 29 Aug 1970 while serving as a U.S. Army Paratrooper in Vietnam. The Army reported Monday Pfc Blenkinsop, who attended High School in Coeur d'Alene for three years, died as a result of a field accident involving an enemy ground explosion, an Army spokesman said. He had served 39 days with the Headquarters Company, 173rd Airborne Brigade. The body was flown from Vietnam to the Walker Funeral Home, McHall, for the funeral with services planned Wednesday. (The Coeir d'Alene Press, Coeur d'Alens, Idaho, Sept. 8, 1970) Thank you Coeur d'Alene Public Library

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