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Spec Dennis Irwin Pedersen
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Birth: Mar. 31, 1947
Duluth
St. Louis County
Minnesota, USA
Death: May 15, 1968
Gia Dinh, Vietnam

In Loving Memory of ... Sp4 Dennis Irwin Pedersen.
*** Dennis is buried at Oneota Cemetery in Duluth, MN. PH. Posted by: Robert Sage
*** Per FAG Vol.-This is a large cemetery and based on notes from other volunteer photographers, the superintendent probably does not welcome FindAGrave photographers coming in asking for a bunch of plot locations. Another photographer noted that all cemetery records for Oneota are by date of death.


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 me, your brother, sisters and those who knew you and loved you. You will live on because we remember you!


DENNIS IRWIN PEDERSEN - Army - SP4 - E4
Age: 21
Race: Caucasian
Date of Birth Mar 31, 1947
From: DULUTH, MN
Religion: PROTESTANT
Marital Status: Single - Parents: Father, Irwin M. Pedersen and Mother, Edna Pedersen of Duluth, Minn. Has NO children.
Brother, Greg Miller Pedersen - FAG #84330892.
***** Your Brother's Obit......Greg Miller Pedersen, 45, of 85th Avenue West, Duluth, St. Louis County, Minnesota, born, July 5, 1953. Died Saturday, Feb. 20, 1999, in his home.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Irwin and Edna Pedersen; and his brother, Dennis.
Survivors include his wife, Sara; sons Bret and Adam, both at home; a sister, Carol (Gerald) Loomis of Minneapolis; his mother and father-in-law, Art and Betty Goranson of Duluth. Burial in Oneota Cemetery.

***** ( Picture ) Sp4. Dennis I. Pedersen was RTO (Kilo) to my uncle Capt.Edmond Landers C.O. Alpha Co. 2Bn 18 Inf 1 Inf Div in Vietnam in 1968. They both died in action together on 15 may 1968 when Alpha Co (2 Plns) which was on an RIF mission near Thu Duc village was ambushed by a large VC/NVA force. May they Rest in Peace.
Walter O. Shea

***** ( Pictures ) by his niece,
Kerrie Adams



SP4 - E4 - Army - Selective Service
1st Infantry Division
Length of service 1 years
His tour began on Jun 15, 1967
Casualty was on May 15, 1968
In GIA DINH, SOUTH VIETNAM
HOSTILE, GROUND CASUALTY
MULTIPLE FRAGMENTATION WOUNDS

Body was recovered
Panel 61E - Line 1

Other Personnel In Incident:
The Company Commander, Captain Edmond J. Landers, and eight other men were killed in the action:
CPT Edmond J. Landers, Vacaville, CA (Commanding Officer)
SP4 Benjamin N. Goldberg, Baltimore, MD
SP4 Dennis I. Pedersen, Duluth, MN
SP4 Donald F. Vogel, Chicago, IL
SP4 Robert W. West, Huntington Beach, CA
PFC Stanley W. Behm, Escondido, CA (Medic, HHC/2/18 with A/2/18)
PFC Homer B. Bell, Tullahoma, TN
PFC Thomas W. Bishop, Bluffton, IN
PFC Thad B. Jessiman, Castro Valley, CA


On Wednesday 15 May 1968 Company A, 2/18th Infantry, was ambushed while conducting a reconnaissance operation near the village of Thu Duc on the outskirts of Saigon.

Sp4 Dennis Irwin Pedersen, at the age of 21 years old, became a ground casualty.

He was killed by multiple fragmentation wounds ( grenade explosion ).

His body was recovered.



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Burial:
Oneota Cemetery
Duluth
St. Louis County
Minnesota, USA
 
Created by: Eddieb
Record added: Jul 04, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 93047574
Spec Dennis Irwin Pedersen
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Spec Dennis Irwin Pedersen
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Spec Dennis Irwin Pedersen
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- Eddieb
 Added: Feb. 18, 2014

- Saari
 Added: Oct. 16, 2013
Hi sir.. sorry, but, not going to be able to get your headstone photo.. I do not have your grave site information.
- Eddieb
 Added: Sep. 3, 2013
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