Griffis, William A., III, Capt

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Last Rank
Captain
Last Primary MOS
0302-Infantry Officer
Last MOSGroup
Infantry
Primary Unit
1969-1970, 0302, US Military Assistance Command, Vietnam (MACV)/Naval Advisory Group Vietnam
Service Years
1964 - 1970

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Home State
Texas
Texas
Year of Birth
1939
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
San Angelo
Last Address
San Angelo

Casualty Date
Jan 24, 1970
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Binh Thuy (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Fairmount Cemetery - San Angelo, Texas
Wall/Plot Coordinates
14W 062/Plot: Blk 91, lot 14, row 6, plot, spc

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Vietnam Veterans Memorial
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 Unit Assignments
US Navy/US Naval Academy2nd Bn, 6th Marine Regiment (2/6)5th Marine Regiment/2nd Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (2/5)US Military Assistance Command, Vietnam (MACV)/Naval Advisory Group Vietnam
  1960-1964, 0301, US Navy/US Naval Academy
  1965-1965, 0302, 2nd Bn, 6th Marine Regiment (2/6)/Golf Co
  1966-1967, 0302, 2nd Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (2/5)/H&S Co
  1969-1970, 0302, US Military Assistance Command, Vietnam (MACV)/Naval Advisory Group Vietnam
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1966-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase II Campaign (1966-67)
  1969-1970 Vietnam War/Winter-Spring 1970 Campaign
 Colleges Attended
United States Naval Academy
  1960-1964, United States Naval Academy
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
UH-1H 67-17559 19 KM NORTHWEST OF VINH LONG AFLD
UTM grid reference is WS948515
   
Comments/Citation
Service number 089412/453589456
Tour start date 06/07/1969
   
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