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Vietnam War 1
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7 February 1965 — 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.
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