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Lieut Patrick A. Deck, Jr
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Birth: Mar. 1, 1941
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
Death: Feb. 2, 1977
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA

DIED OF WOUNDS & INJURIES VIETNAM
UNITED STATES ARMY (1ST LT)
A CO, 502ND AVN BN, 12TH AVN GRP

ARMY MEDAL OF VALOR
PURPLE HEART

!st Lt. deck was piloting a troop carrying helicopter in September of 1965 and was shot down by hostile enemy fire in Vietnam. He was badly injured and was eventually flown back to the United States where he remained in constant treatment at both Walter Reed Army Hospital & The Veterans Administration Hospital in Washington D.C. for a severe brain injury with complications until his death.

Graduated from Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School in 1958 and received a degree in chemical engineering from Cornell University in 1963.

He worked as a chemical engineer for W. R. Grace & Co. in Erwin, Tennessee and was called to active duty with the Army Reserves in 1964. He trained as a helicopter pilot at Ft. Rucker, Alabama and went to Vietnam in the summer of 1965.

He is survived by his wife, Pamela Manus Deck whom he married in December 1964. His parents, Mr. & Mrs. Patrick A. Deck and two sisters Ellen Nesheim & Margie Deck.

HE IS HONORED ON THE VIETNAM VETERANS MEMORIAL WALL PANEL 01W LINE 063

 
 
Burial:
Parklawn Memorial Park and Menorah Gardens
Rockville
Montgomery County
Maryland, USA
 
Created by: Jdrhook
Record added: Feb 21, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 65970898
Lieut Patrick A. Deck, Jr
Added by: Jdrhook
 
Lieut Patrick A. Deck, Jr
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- Sharon Hines
 Added: Sep. 15, 2012
Thank you for your great sacrifice in preserving our country's freedoms. I will honor you in the only way that I can . . . by remembering you always. May you rest in peace.
- Charles A. Lewis
 Added: Sep. 8, 2012
Thank you for your courage, bravery & sacrifice sir.
- Jdrhook
 Added: Feb. 21, 2011
 
 
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