Capelle, Gerald Carl, CPT

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Captain
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Officer)
Primary Unit
1964-1965, 1542, MACV Advisory Team 99
Service Years
1958 - 1965

Infantry


Ranger
Captain



Two Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
Wisconsin
Wisconsin
Year of Birth
1934
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Fond Du Lac
Last Address
Fond Du Lac

Casualty Date
Apr 01, 1965
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Vietnam, South (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
U.S. Military Academy West Point Post Cemetery - West Point, New York
Wall/Plot Coordinates
01E 099

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 Military Association Memberships
West Point Association of GraduatesVietnam Veterans Memorial
  1958, West Point Association of Graduates
  1965, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award
Parachutist (Basic)

 
 Unit Assignments
1st Battle Group, 20th Infantry101st Airborne Division Military Assistance Command Vietnam MACV
  1959-1962, 1542, 1st Battle Group, 20th Infantry
  1962-1964, 1542, 101st Airborne Division
  1964-1965, 1542, MACV Advisory Team 99
 Colleges Attended 
United States Military Academy
  1954-1958, United States Military Academy
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
At the time of his death, Captain Capelle was serving as an advisory to the ARVN 52nd Ranger Battalion.

He was interred in United States Military Academy Post Cemetery, West Point, Orange County. New York, Plot: Section VI Site 143.

He left a wife and son in Newburgh, New York.

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