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Pvt Peter "Pete" Aviles
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Birth: Jan. 10, 1947
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
Death: Jul. 1, 1967
Tam Kỳ
Quang Nam, Vietnam

Pvt Aviles#2243693
MOS:0311 Rifleman.

Pete as he was known to his friends was born
in San Sabastion,Puerto Rico.His parents left
Puerto Rico and moved to Brooklyn,NY.
He enlisted in the Marines 18 February 1966,at
the Brooklyn Recruiting Office.
Peter arrived in Vietnam and was assigned to
Charlie Company,1st Battalion,7th Marine
Regiment,1st Marine Division.
While on a combat patrol 26 June 1967,Peter
received multiple fragmentation wounds from
a booby trap mine,1 kilometer southeast of
Liberty Bridge.
Peter died 1 July 1967 at the 1st Medical
Battalion,as a result of fragmentation wounds
to the abdomen,pelvis,right leg,leg foot and a
bleeding disorder from his wounds.
He was single and served his country for 1
year,4 months and 13 days.KIA#14,042.
Tour of duty date unknown.
Peter was 20 years,5 months and 21 days old.
Survived by his parents;Pedro & Eva Aviles;a
brother;David of 317 Knickerbocker Avenue,
He was buried 12 July 1967.

His gravestone marker indicates that he was a
PFC.Available records found on the Internet do
not indicate that he was a PFC at the time of
his death.
Cypress Hills National Cemetery
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA
Plot: Section 6 Site 12220-A
Maintained by: Tony
Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Offi...
Record added: Mar 03, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 2584695
Pvt Peter Pete Aviles
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Pvt Peter Pete Aviles
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Not forgotten.Semper Fi,
- Tony
 Added: Nov. 16, 2013
Humbling giving thanks and remembering you this Memorial Day.
- Aurora
 Added: May. 25, 2012
Thank you for your service and sacrifice for our country and may you rest in peace.
- chuck
 Added: Jul. 4, 2011
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