Kovach, Peter Frank, PFC

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Private First Class
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
11B10-Infantryman
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1968-1968, 11B10, 25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning Division)
Service Years
1967 - 1968
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Order of the Spur

Private First Class



One Overseas Service Bar


 Last Photo   Personal Details 

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Home State
New Jersey
New Jersey
Year of Birth
1948
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
West Orange
Last Address
West Orange

Casualty Date
Aug 24, 1968
 
Cause
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Reason
Burns
Location
Tay Ninh
Conflict
Counteroffensive Phase V Campaign (1968)
Location of Interment
Rosedale Cemetery - Orange, New Jersey
Wall/Plot Coordinates
46W 005

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord


 Unofficial Badges 

Order of The Spur


 Tributes from Members  
Tributes from Others posted by IN Olsen, David O, SGT 542
Tribute from 3/4 Cav Association posted by AR Moore, John (SaberAlpha 10), MAJ 224
 Photo Album   (More...


 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

Rifle
Auto Rifle

 
 National Guard Awards


 
 Unit Assignments
3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning Division)
  1968-1968, 11B10, 3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment/A Troop
  1968-1968, 11B10, 25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning Division)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1968 Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
  1968-1968 Counteroffensive Phase IV Campaign (1968)
  1968-1968 Counteroffensive Phase V Campaign (1968)
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Burial
  Mar 06, 2014, General Photos1
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity


PFC Kovach posthumously received the New Jersey Distinguished Service Medal with an Oak Leaf Cluster and the New Jersey Vietnam Service Medal at a ceremony dedicated to his memory in West Orange.
   
Comments/Citation
Peter died of wounds in a hospital in Japan on Aug 24, 1968.  Most likely he was wounded on Aug 19th, 1968 in the Cau Khoi Plantation.
   
 Military Association Memberships
The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor3/4 Cav AssociationVietnam Veterans Memorial
  1968, The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor
  1968, 3/4 Cav Association [Verified]2
  2012, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
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