|Birth: ||Oct. 8, 1948|
|Death: ||Apr. 4, 1968, Vietnam|
In Memory of CPL Steve Maurice Trivelpiece.
*** Corporal Trivelpiece was a machine gunner with the 3rd Platoon, Company E, 3rd Battalion, 47th Infantry Regiment, 9th Infantry Division. On April 4, 1968, he aboard a Navy armored troop carrier, landing in Hien Hoa Province, South Vietnam. After landing he was setting up his machine gun, when he was struck by enemy fire and killed. His remains were not recovered. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial.
You may be gone, no longer living on this earth; but you will live on - in the memories of your family and friends. There will always be a part of you living in those who knew you. You will live on because we remember you!
STEVE MAURICE TRIVELPIECE - Army CPL E4 9th Infantry Division
Date of Birth Oct 8, 1948
From: STOCKTON, CA
Religion: ROMAN CATHOLIC
Marital Status: Single
***** "California, Birth Index, 1905-1995"
Name: Steven Maurice Trivelpiece
Event Type: Birth
Event Date: 08 Oct 1948
Event Place: Stanislaus, California, United States
Mother's Name: Tanner
Length of service 0 years
His tour began on Apr 4, 1968
Casualty was on Apr 4, 1968
In KIEN HOA, SOUTH VIETNAM
HOSTILE, GROUND CASUALTY
MULTIPLE FRAGMENTATION WOUNDS
Body was not recovered
Panel 48E - Line 12
On April 4, 1968 PFC Steve Maurice Trivelpiece was a machine gunner with Echo Company, 3rd Platoon, 3rd Battalion, 47th Infantry Regiment, 9th Infantry Division aboard a Navy armored troop carrier.
As the boat was making a landing in Hien Hoa Province, South Vietnam, heavy automatic weapons fire was received.
As PFC Trivelpiece was moving forward to set up his machine gun, he was struck in the neck and wrist by gunfire and was killed.
Because of the confusion of the battle and the withdrawal of his unit from the area. The body of PFC Trivelpiece was not recovered.
An aerial search for his remains was conducted along the My Tho River from the vicinity of the incident for some 35 kilometers, but nothing was found.
Note: Looking for location of his Memorial Headstone.
Park View Cemetery and Funeral Home
San Joaquin County
Plot: S 36 Section 90 Grave 4
Created by: Eddieb
Record added: Dec 09, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 62724993