VIETNAM - MESTAS, PETER VINCENT

Mestas, Peter Vincent

VIETNAM - MESTAS, PETER VINCENT
MESTAS, PETER VINCENT

Rank: Specialist 4

Unit: Headquarters & Headquarters Troop, 3rd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment

MOS: 63C – General Vehicle Repairman

Awards: National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal

Unit awards: Vietnamese Gallantry Cross with Palm device

Enlisted by: Regular

Date of birth: 10-Mar-1948

Hometown: Trinidad, Colorado

Marital status: Never Married

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Entered service: 9-Jan-1968

Start of tour: 28-Aug-1969

Incident date: 19-Oct-1969

Date of casualty: 19-Oct-1969

Age at death: 21

Cause of death: Non-hostile, died of other causes.
XT 903 812, Phuoc Long

Location of fatality: Phuoc Long, South Vietnam, XT 903 812

Place of interment: Masonic Cemetery, Trinidad, Colorado, USA

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Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 17W 092 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)

 

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