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2LT Heinz Ahlmeyer Jr.

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2LT Heinz Ahlmeyer Jr.

Birth
Nyack, Rockland County, New York, USA
Death 10 May 1967 (aged 23)
Quảng Trị, Vietnam
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 10462168 View Source
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native of Pearl River, NY; graduate of SUNY New Paltz; active in sports especially soccer team;
As a US Marine in Vietnam, he died in the Quang Tri province, when his long-range reconnaissance patrol was hit unexpectedly by grenades and small arms fire. Rescuers with a helicopter were unable to save him and his three comrades. Until January, 2005, he was listed as POW/MIA. It was then that an unearthed tooth was compared with dental records. He will be buried at Arlington National Cemetery in the Spring, 2005. For further details see article in Poughkeepsie (NY) Journal 11 February 2005.


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  • Created by: Edmond Spaeth
  • Added: 12 Feb 2005
  • Find a Grave Memorial 10462168
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/10462168/heinz-ahlmeyer : accessed ), memorial page for 2LT Heinz Ahlmeyer Jr. (6 Feb 1944–10 May 1967), Find a Grave Memorial ID 10462168, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Edmond Spaeth (contributor 12019967) .