Esposito, William E., Jr., CPL

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Last Rank
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1965-1965, 56th Medical Battalion
Service Years
1962 - 1965


One Service Stripe

One Overseas Service Bar

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

Casualty Date
Nov 11, 1965
Hostile, Died while Missing
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Binh Dinh
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery - San Diego, California
Wall/Plot Coordinates
03E 040

 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

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

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award
Aviation Badge (Basic)

 Unit Assignments
498th Medical Company (Air Ambulance)56th Medical Battalion
  1965-1965, 498th Medical Company (Air Ambulance)
  1965-1965, 56th Medical Battalion
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1965-1965 Vietnam War
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Cpl. Esposito flew was a part of a medical evacuation flying aboard a UH-1D (#64-13631) from the 498th Med Co (Air Ambulance) for a wounded Korean soldier. His helicopter was shot down near Qui Nhon.

Crew Members:
Maj. R.A. Scott, AC (survived)
Capt. E.A. Haswell, P (survived)
PFC William Esposito, Jr,. CE
CPL Orin Larry Allred, G
SSG Gilivaldo A. Martinez, Jr., MD
SP4 Wilbur William Ivanov, passenger

He was interred in Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery, San Diego, San Diego County, California, Plot: Section A-B, Site 153.
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