Pellegrino, Joseph D., 2LT

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Last Rank
Second Lieutenant
Last Service Branch
Field Artillery (1957-1968)
Last Primary MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Officer)
Primary Unit
1966-1968, 1542, Det B-22 (An Khe/Qui Nhon)/Det A-228 (Vinh Thanh)
Service Years
1962 - 1966

Field Artillery (1957-1968)

Special Forces
Second Lieutenant

One Service Stripe

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Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Last Address

Casualty Date
May 18, 1966
Hostile, Died
Drowned, Suffocated
Vietnam, South (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Resurrection Cemetery - Bensalem, Pennsylvania
Wall/Plot Coordinates
07E 085

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord Special Forces Group

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  1966, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award
Parachutist (Basic)
Vietnam - Jump Wings

 Unit Assignments
5th Special Forces Group (A)
  1966-1968, 1542, Det B-22 (An Khe/Qui Nhon)/Det A-228 (Vinh Thanh)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1966-1966 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Campaign (1965-66)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
2nd Lt. U.S. Army, Vietnam War-Lt. Pellegrino died in the line of duty on 5-18-1966 while serving as a Infantry Unit Commander {31542} with Det A-228 {Vinh Thanh}, Co. B of the 5th Special Forces, U.S. Army. Lt. Pellegrino started his tour of Vietnam on March 7, 1966.

He is the son of Mr. Dominic & Mrs. Elizabeth Pellegrino of 3807 Aubrey Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and is a 1961 graduate of Father Judge H.S. in Philadelphia.
Vietnam Wall Panel coords 07E 085
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