Moschetti, Bill Arthur


Rank: Specialist 4

Unit: C Troop, 1st Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment

MOS: 11D – Armor Reconnaissance Specialist

Awards: Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal

Badges: Combat Infantryman Badge

Unit awards: Vietnamese Gallantry Cross with Palm device

Enlisted by: Selected Service

Date of birth: 24-Jan-1949

Hometown: Oakland, California

Marital status: Never Married

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Entered service: 1-May-1968

Start of tour: 16-Oct-1968

Incident date: 22-Mar-1969

Date of casualty: 23-Mar-1969

Age at death: 20

Cause of death: Hostile, died of wounds. Grenade. Multiple fragmentation wounds.
Bill Arthur Moschetti died from wound received while gunner of a military vehicle on military mission when a hostile force was encountered Individual was admitted to a military medical facility, placed on the Very Serious Injury (VSI) list, and later expired. / Gunner on Armored Personnel Carrier (APC) on reconnaissance in force mission engaged hostile force in firefight.  Individual admitted to 24th Evacuation Hospital, Long Binh, on 22 Mar 1969 at 1315 hrs, placed in Very Serious Injury (VSI) list on 22 Mar at 1315 hrs, and later expired.  Incident occurred 22 Mar 1969 at 1130 hrs.

Location of fatality: Binh Long, South Vietnam, XT 601 623

Place of interment: San Francisco National Cemetery, San Francisco, California, USA

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Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 28W 019 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)


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