|Birth: ||Jan. 10, 1947|
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
|Death: ||Jul. 1, 1967|
Quang Nam, Vietnam
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
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
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
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Not forgotten.Semper Fi,|
Added: Nov. 16, 2013
Humbling giving thanks and remembering you this Memorial Day.|
Added: May. 25, 2012
Thank you for your service and sacrifice for our country and may you rest in peace.|
Added: Jul. 4, 2011
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