VIETNAM - RAPTIS, ANGELO CESARE JR

Raptis, Angelo Cesare Jr

VIETNAM - RAPTIS, ANGELO CESARE JR
RAPTIS, ANGELO CESARE JR

Rank: Private First Class

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

MOS: 11B – Infantryman

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

Badges: Combat Infantryman Badge

Unit awards: Valorous Unit Award, Vietnamese Gallantry Cross with Palm device

Enlisted by: Selected Service

Date of birth: 22-Aug-1943

Hometown: New York, New York

Marital status: Never Married

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Start of tour: 19-Jul-1967

Incident date: 14-Aug-1967

Date of casualty: 14-Aug-1967

Age at death: 23

Cause of death: Hostile, died. Unknown. Misadventure.
Angelo Cesare Raptis Jr died as result of metal fragment wounds received when friendly mine detonated while recovering mines placed around perimeter for defense against hostile forces in base camp.

Location of fatality: Binh Thuy, South Vietnam

Place of interment: Ferncliff Cemetery and Mausoleum, Hartsdale, New York, USA

View this soldier‘s Find a Grave page (opens in a new window)

Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 24E 110 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)

 

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