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PFC Jon Peter Turk Born: 27 June 1948 – Illinois Parents: Joseph Turk & Gwendolyn Elsner-Turk Siblings: 2 brothers Hometown: Melrose Park, Illinois Education: – Proviso East High School – Class of 1967 – left school before graduating Inducted: – U.S. Army – Not Known Serial Number: 54808398 Training: – Not Known Overseas Duty: – Vietnam – Tour: 27 July 1967 Unit: – Troop D, 17th Cavalry Regiment – his unit used jeeps to […]
Filed as: Proviso Students, Proviso Students Who Died in the Vietnam War
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PFC William Joseph Scannell Born: 13 February 1948 – Illinois Parents: Lawrence Scannell & Mary Stivers-Scannell Siblings: 1 sister Nickname: Billy Hometown: Forest Park, Illinois Education: – Proviso East High School – Class of 1967 Enlisted: – U.S. Army – 1967 Serial Number: 351403642 Training: – Not Known Overseas Duty: – Vietnam Unit: – 2nd Platoon, D Company, 3rd Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division – 1968 – One night, while on guard […]
Filed as: Proviso Students, Proviso Students Who Died in the Vietnam War
Maggio, Pvt. Joseph A. Jr. 1 - Bataan Project
Pvt. Joseph A. Maggio Jr. Born: 17 July 1947 – Melrose Park, Illinois Parents: Mr. & Mrs. Joseph A. Maggio Sr. Siblings: 2 brothers Home: 1410 North 21st Avenue – Melrose Park, Illinois Education:  – Proviso East High School – Class of 1965 Enlisted: – U.S. Marine Corps – Not Known Serial Number: 2276625 Training: – San Diego, California Qualified: – Rifleman Overseas Duty: – Tour of Duty: 15 May 1967 – […]
Filed as: Proviso Students, Proviso Students Who Died in the Vietnam War
Heise, PFC Thomas H. 3 - Bataan Project
PFC Thomas Howard Heise Born: 8 October 1950 – Melrose Park, Illinois Parents: George & Alice Heise Siblings: 1 sister Hometown: Maywood, Illinois Education: – Proviso East High School  – Class of 1968 Enlisted: – U.S. Marine Corps – 1968 Serial Number: 2485837 Training: – San Diego, California Qualified: – Mortarman Overseas Duty: – Tour of Duty: 25 February 1969 – Vietnam Unit:– 3rd Platoon, D Company, 7th Marines, 3rd Marine Division Died: – Killed […]
Filed as: Proviso Students, Proviso Students Who Died in the Vietnam War
Connor, PFC Thomas E. 7 - Bataan Project
PFC Thomas Earl Connor Born: 13 April 1947 Parents: Mr. & Mrs. Leon Conner Siblings: 1 brother Nickname: Tommie Hometown: Maywood, Illinois Education: – Proviso East High School – Class of 1965 Enlisted: – U.S. Marine Corps – Not Known Serial Number: 2150266 Training: – San Diego, California Qualified: – Rifleman Overseas Duty: – Tour of Duty: Unknown – Vietnam Unit: – 1st Platoon, C Company, 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, 7th Marines, 3rd Marine Division III […]
Filed as: Proviso Students, Proviso Students Who Died in the Vietnam War
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L/Cpl. Dwight Farwell Bennett Jr. Born: 19 May 1948 Parents: Dwight F. Bennett Sr. & Dorothy Bennett Siblings: 2 sisters. 1 brother Hometown: Melrose Park, Illinois Education: – Proviso East High School – Class of 1966 Enlisted: – U.S. Marine Corps – 19 December 1966 Serial Number: 2323775 Training: – San Diego, California Qualified: – Machine Gunner Overseas Duty: – Tour of Duty: 16 June 1967 – Vietnam Unit: – C Company, 1st Battalion, 7th […]
Filed as: Proviso Students, Proviso Students Who Died in the Vietnam War
Kowalk, Spc 4 Charles N. 11 - Bataan Project
Sp/4 Charles Norbert Kowalk Born: 19 September 1949 Parents: Norbert Kowalk & Elenor Galdlkas-Kowalk Siblings: 2 brother Nickname: Chuck Education: Proviso East High School – Class of 1967 Inducted: U.S. Army – radio operator Killed in Action: 21 May 1971 – Vietnam Funeral: 4 June 1971  – Sacred Heart Church, Melrose Park, Illinois Entombment: Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside, Illinois – mausoleum  
Filed as: Proviso Students, Proviso Students Who Died in the Vietnam War
Simpson, Spc 5 William J. 15 - Bataan Project
Sp/5 William James Simpson Born: 12 March 47 Parents: Eugene & Jeanette Simpson Sr. Home: 1424 Marengo Avenue, Forest Park, Illinois Siblings: 1 brother Education: Proviso East High School – left high school after 2 years Enlisted: U.S. Army – 1965 Training: helicopter mechanic Unit: 118th Assault Helicopter Company, 145th Aviation Battalion, 12th Aviation Group, 1st Aviation Brigade Tour of Duty: – started: 17 May 1967 Killed […]
Filed as: Proviso Students, Proviso Students Who Died in the Vietnam War
Pearson, PFC Earl T. Jr. 17 - Bataan Project
PFC Earl Thomas Pearson Jr. Born: 22 January 1950 Parents: Mr. & Mrs. Earl T. Pearson Sr. Home: 847 South 20th Avenue, Maywood, Illinois Education: Proviso East High School, Maywood, Illinois – Class of 1968 Enlisted: 13 September 1968 Vietnam: – 6 February 1969 Unit: Battery C, 7th Battalion, 15th Artillery Regiment, 41st Group Killed in Action: 10 November 1969 – Pleiku, Vietnam Buried: Oakridge-Glen […]
Filed as: Proviso Students, Proviso Students Who Died in the Vietnam War
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