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PFC Frank Allen Oster
Birth: Apr. 12, 1947
Atascadero
San Luis Obispo County
California, USA
Death: Mar. 8, 1968
Gia Dinh, Vietnam

PFC Frank Allen Oster 1947 - 1968

Frank Allen Oster was born on April 12, 1947, in Atascardaro, California to Frank James Oster & Arlene Joyce Tingdahl Oster.

Frank and his family moved to Taft, California, but after Frank's death they returned to Atascardaro. Frank graduated from Taft Union High and was well like by his classmates.

PFC Oster entered the United States Army in 1967 and began his tour of duty in South Vietnam on January 4, 1968. He was part of A Co, 1st BN, 17th Infantry, 27th INF DIV, USARV.

On March 4, 1968, PFC Oster's unit was attacked by hostile fire. He died that day from multiple fragmentation wounds. He was 20 years old.

PFC Oster was buried with full military honors in Santa Margarita Cemetery in Santa Margarita, California near other family members. He was posthumously awarded the Purple Heart for the wounds that took his life.

He is survived by his parents and his sister, Alita.

Rest well with the angels Frank.

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PFC FRANK ALLEN OSTER is honored on Panel 42E, Row 69 of the Vietnam War Memorial, in Constitution Gardens, Washington, DC.

PFC Frank Allen Oster's name was place by NASA on the STARDUST spacecraft, which visited Comet Wild 2 in 2004 -- as special tribute all names on the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington, DC were included.

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 Parents:
  Frank J. Oster (1920 - 2003)
 
 Sibling:
  Frank Allen Oster (1947 - 1968)
  Alita Lynn Oster Williams (1954 - 1975)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Photos and information for PFC Frank Allen Oster's memorial page are ęZuzu*s Petals and cannot be used without permission. Please feel free to contact me.
 
Burial:
Santa Margarita Cemetery
Santa Margarita
San Luis Obispo County
California, USA
 
Maintained by: Zuzu*s Petals
Originally Created by: Don
Record added: Mar 22, 2005
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PFC Frank Allen Oster
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- Lazer
 Added: Aug. 17, 2014
Thank you Frank for your ultimate sacrifice . . .
- Zuzu*s Petals
 Added: May. 26, 2014

- Robert Fowler
 Added: May. 13, 2014
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