Celeste, Raymond, Jr., MAJ

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Last Rank
Major
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Officer)
Primary Unit
1965-1965, 1542, HHC, Military Assistance Command Vietnam (MACV)
Service Years
1956 - 1965

Infantry


Ranger
Major


Three Service Stripes


 Last Photo   Personal Details 


Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
1931
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Woodside
Last Address
Woodside

Casualty Date
Nov 22, 1965
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Multiple Fragmentation Wounds
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
03E 107

 Official Badges 

US Military Assistance Command, Vietnam (MACV)


 Unofficial Badges 




 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  1965, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award
Parachutist (Basic)
Rifle
Republic of Vietnam - Ranger

 
 Unit Assignments
Military Assistance Command Vietnam MACV
  1965-1965, MACV Advisory Team 37
  1965-1965, 1542, HHC, Military Assistance Command Vietnam (MACV)
 Colleges Attended 
United States Military Academy
  1952-1956, United States Military Academy
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Major Celeste was killed on patrol while serving as an advisor to an ARVN Ranger unit.

He was interred in United States Military Academy Post Cemetery, West Point,range County, New York, Plot: Section VI, Row E, Site 261.
   
Comments/Citation
Not Specified
   
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