Spittler, Ira James, III (Jim), SP 4

    Spittler, Ira James, III (Jim), SP 4


    Vietnam War · US Army

    United States of America
    Birth - 20 Jul 1945
    Birth - 1945
    California

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    1955 - 1975 Vietnam War  - Ages: 22 - 21 years
    Major Command
    173rd Abn Bde
    Company
    A Co
    Rank
    Specialist Fourth Class
    Conflict Period
    Vietnam War
    Regiment
    503rd Infantry
    Battalion
    1st Bn
    Served For
    United States of America
    Years Served
    1
    Specialty
    Infantry Indirect Fire Crewman (ARMY)
    Grade
    E4
    Service Start Date
    24 May 1966
    Branch
    Army
    Casualty - 5 Feb 1967  - Age: 22 years
    Multiple Fragmentation Wounds
    Recovered
    Hostile, Died
    Enlistment
    Selective Service
    1955 - 1975 Vietnam War  - Age: 22 years
    Conflict Period
    Vietnam War
    Branch
    Army
    Rank
    Specialist 4
    Service Dates
    1965 - 1967
    Wall Coordinates
    14E 125
    MOS
    11C20-Indirect Fire Infantryman
    MOS Group
    IN-Infantry (Enlisted)
    served-for
    United States of America

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    Award - 1966  - Age: 20 years
    Army Commendation Medal

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    Award - 1966  - Age: 20 years
    Vietnam Service Medal

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    Award - 1966  - Age: 20 years
    Vietnam Service Medal

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    Award - 1967  - Age: 21 years
    Bronze Star

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    Award - 1967  - Age: 21 years
    Purple Heart

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    Award - 1967  - Age: 21 years
    National Defense Service Medal (2001-Pre...

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    Award - 1967  - Age: 21 years
    Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation

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    Award - 1967  - Age: 21 years
    Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal

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    Casualty - 5 Feb 1967  - Age: 22 years
    Bien Hoa
    KIA-Killed in Action
    Multiple Fragmentation Wounds

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    Death - 5 Feb 1967  - Age: 22 years
    21
    Burial
    Santa Maria Cemetery

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    Gender
    Male
    Race or Ethnicity
    Caucasian
    Religion
    Roman Catholic
    Memorial Wall Location: Panel
    14E
    Memorial Wall Location: Line
    125
    Hometown
    Santa Maria, CA
    Full Name
    Ira James Spittler, III
    Marriage
    Single
    Gender
    Male

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    Alias
    Jim

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