Tsosie, Albert, LCpl Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Lance Corporal
Last Primary MOS
0311-Rifleman
Last MOSGroup
Infantry
Last Unit
1970-1970, 0311, I MEF/1st Marine Division
Service Years
1969 - 1970

Lance Corporal

 
 

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 Personal Details 


Home State
Arizona
Arizona
Year of Birth
1949
 
Casualty Info
Home Town
Chinle
Last Address
Chinle

Casualty Date
Jul 10, 1970
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Quang Nam
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Fort Defiance Veterans Memorial Cemetery - Fort Defiance, Arizona
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Panel 08W Line 009

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 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  2013, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified]


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 Unit Assignments
1st Bn, 7th Marine Regiment (1/7)/C Co 7th Marine Regiment/1st Bn, 7th Marine Regiment (1/7)7th Marine RegimentI MEF/1st Marine Division
  1970-1970, 0311, 1st Bn, 7th Marine Regiment (1/7)/C Co
  1970-1970, 0311, 7th Marine Regiment/1st Bn, 7th Marine Regiment (1/7)
  1970-1970, 0311, 7th Marine Regiment
  1970-1970, 0311, I MEF/1st Marine Division
 Combat and Operations History
  1945-1975 Vietnam War
  1969-1970 Vietnam War/Vietnam Winter-Spring 1970 Campaign
  1970-1970 Vietnam War/Sanctuary Counteroffensive Campaign
  1970-1971 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase VII Campaign
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
O.P. 4 KM WEST OF LZ BALDY; 8 KM WNW OF THANG BINH

A four man OP (Out Post) close to a Pagoda near the An Loc village complex in Que Son District was attacked and overrun by an enemy force. Using hand grenades and automatic weapons they killed three Marines and wounded one man who managed to survive the deadly attack. A reaction force quickly responded but the enemy had already fled taking a PRC-25 radio and an M-16 rifle.

Killed were:
PFC Robert James Cunningham, Dorchester, Mass.
LCpl Joe B. Delaphiano, Shelbyville, Mi.
LCpl Albert Tsosie, Chinie, Az.
   
Comments/Citation
Vietnam Wall Panel coords 08W 009
Serial Number 527768556
Start of Tour 02/07/1970

 
   
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