Guida, Paul Anthony, PFC

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Last Rank
Private First Class
Last Service Branch
Quartermaster Corps
Last Primary MOS
94B10-Food Service Specialist
Last MOS Group
Quartermaster Corps (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1972-1973, 94B10, Field Advisory Element MACV
Service Years
1971 - 1973

Private First Class


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Home State
Massachusetts
Massachusetts
Year of Birth
1951
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Sharon
Last Address
Tucson, Arizona

Casualty Date
Jan 10, 1973
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Died of Illness, Other Injury
Reason
Illness, Disease
Location
Gia Dinh (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Evergreen Memorial Park - Tucson, Arizona
Wall/Plot Coordinates
01W 111

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 Unit Assignments
Military Assistance Command Vietnam MACV
  1972-1973, 94B10, Field Advisory Element MACV
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
PFC Paul Guida enlisted on 14 December 1971.

He, according to the Tucson news reports, was bitten by his pet dog and died of the rabies contracted from that injury at Tan Son Nhut AB. The initial injury had occurred on 28 December 1973. He lay unconscious from the disedase that was complicated by encephalitis.

He was the first solder to die of rabies in Vietnam.

He was interred in Evergreen Memorial Park, Tucson, Pima County, Arizona, Plot: Block 30.
   
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"Tucson GI Dies of Rabies in Vietnam", Tucson Daily Citizen, 13 January 1973, page 5.
   
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