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Conflict Period:
Vietnam War 1
Branch:
Army 1
Rank:
Specialist Fifth Class 1
Birth:
09 Nov 1929 1
Death:
07 Feb 1965 1
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Full Name:
Jesse Andrew Pyle 1
Birth:
09 Nov 1929 1
Male 1
Death:
07 Feb 1965 1
Cause: Other Explosive Device 1
Age at Death: 35 1
Body Recovered: Recovered 1
Casualty Date: 07 Feb 1965 1
Casualty Type: Hostile, Died 1
Residence:
Hometown: Springfield, OR 1
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Marriage:
Marital Status: Married 1
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Vietnam War 1

Branch:
Army 1
Rank:
Specialist Fifth Class 1
Company:
SD 5891 1
Enlistment Type:
Regular 1
Grade:
E5 1
Major Command:
MACV 1
Years Served:
12 1
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Religion:
Protestant - No Denominational Preference 1
Race or Ethnicity:
Caucasian 1
Memorial Wall Location:
Line: 86 1
Panel: 01E 1

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for serving our Great Nation.  Thanks for walking those Vietnam trails before me and preparing the way for my safe journey.

Killed in action by attack of Viet Cong at Camp Holloway near Pleiku Vietnam

Camp Holloway near Pleiku Vietnam

Killed in the 7 February 1965 attack of Viet Cong soldiers at US helicopter facility Camp Holloway near Pleiku Vietnam.

Killed in action standing guard duty. He noticed movement and advanced killing at least 1 Viet Cong but was mortally wounded. Received posthumously Silver Star for his gallantry in action. Pyle Barracks was officially so named on MACV General Orders Number 1475, 7 July 1965.

1965 February 8 Newspaper Stories of Death

http://www.newspapers.com/clip/424017/santa_cruz_sentinel/?

http://www.newspapers.com/clip/423451/the_kansas_city_star/?

http://www.newspapers.com/clip/424023/the_winona_daily_news/?

http://www.newspapers.com/clip/424012/the_times_record/?

http://www.newspapers.com/clip/423849/the_escanaba_daily_press/?

http://www.newspapers.com/clip/423672/tricity_herald/?

http://www.newspapers.com/clip/423668/the_north_adams_transcript/?

http://www.newspapers.com/clip/423654/the_newspalladium/?

http://www.newspapers.com/clip/423642/the_news/?

http://www.newspapers.com/clip/423629/the_daily_times/?

http://www.newspapers.com/clip/423479/the_evening_independent/?

http://www.newspapers.com/clip/423493/lake_charles_americanpress/?  

http://www.newspapers.com/clip/423581/tucson_daily_citizen/?  

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