Boswell, David Henry, HN

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Last Rank
Hospitalman
Last Primary MOS
HM-8404-Field Medical Service Technician
Last MOSGroup
Navy (FMF)
Primary Unit
1967-1968, HM-8404, CAP Bravo-1, III MAF/2nd CAG (Combined Action Group)
Service Years
1964 - 1968

Hospitalman

 
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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
1945
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Buffalo, NY
Last Address
Buffalo, NY

Casualty Date
Mar 06, 1968
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Quang Nam (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Forest Lawn Cemetery - Buffalo, New York
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Panel 43E Line 014/Section 19 Lot 22 Site 25

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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
III MAF/2nd CAG (Combined Action Group)
  1967-1968, HM-8404, CAP Bravo-1, III MAF/2nd CAG (Combined Action Group)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1967-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (1967-68)
 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans MemorialThe National Gold Star Family RegistryUnited States Navy Memorial
  2013, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified]
  2016, The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2016, United States Navy Memorial
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Mar 06, 2016, General Photos2
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
NIGHT ATTACK ON CAP B-1, 3 KM NW OF TUY LOAN BRIDGE 19680306
UTM grid reference is AT922728

DAVID HENRY BOSWELL, 22, a Navy hospital corpsman of 52 Swinburne Street, was killed Wednesday by shrapnel in fighting at Da Nang in the Vietnam War his family said Friday. He had been assigned to a Marine Corps unit there since arriving in the war zone in December. He was commended by his commanding officer for his role in treating 11 Marines injured in a truck accident there. A graduate of Boys Vocational High School and School 4, he joined the Navy Reserve in 1964 and went on active duty in April 1966. Surviving are his wife, the former Mary Lou Speich; his parents, Mr and Mrs Richard F Boswell of 6 Boone Street; two brothers, Thomas J., 0, and Harold., 10, and a Sister, Carol, 12.
   
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Service number 7946405
   
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