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SSGT Walter Herbert Bucka Jr.

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SSGT Walter Herbert Bucka Jr.

Birth
Pennsylvania, USA
Death
6 Feb 1970 (aged 28)
Quảng Trị, Vietnam
Burial
Ambridge Heights, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot
Section 1, Lot 48
Memorial ID
181621734 View Source

Walter was the husband of Ingrid G. Buka, the son of Helen M. Bucka and Walter H. Bucka Sr who had predeceased him. He enlisted in the US Army and arrived in Vietnam for duty on January 6 1970 where he was assigned to and served with Advisor Team 19, HQ Battalion, MACV Advisors, MACV.

On February 6 while on a combat operation in Quang Tri Province a hostile booby trap was detonated resulting in the death of SSG Bucka by the multiple fragmentation wounds he sustained.
Vietnam War Army veteran
Staff Sergeant Walter H. Bucka, Jr.
Medical Specialist
Vietnam tour start: 06 January 1970
K.I.A.: Quang Tri, South Vietnam
Military Assistance Command, Vietnam, Advisory Team 19
Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall
Panel 14W - Line 106

home of record: Ambridge PA

Walter was the husband of Ingrid G. Buka, the son of Helen M. Bucka and Walter H. Bucka Sr who had predeceased him. He enlisted in the US Army and arrived in Vietnam for duty on January 6 1970 where he was assigned to and served with Advisor Team 19, HQ Battalion, MACV Advisors, MACV.

On February 6 while on a combat operation in Quang Tri Province a hostile booby trap was detonated resulting in the death of SSG Bucka by the multiple fragmentation wounds he sustained.
Vietnam War Army veteran
Staff Sergeant Walter H. Bucka, Jr.
Medical Specialist
Vietnam tour start: 06 January 1970
K.I.A.: Quang Tri, South Vietnam
Military Assistance Command, Vietnam, Advisory Team 19
Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall
Panel 14W - Line 106

home of record: Ambridge PA


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  • Created by: Victor Vilionis
  • Added: 21 Jul 2017
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 181621734
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/181621734/walter-herbert-bucka: accessed ), memorial page for SSGT Walter Herbert Bucka Jr. (15 Jun 1941–6 Feb 1970), Find a Grave Memorial ID 181621734, citing Saints Peter and Paul Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery, Ambridge Heights, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA; Maintained by Victor Vilionis (contributor 47207612) .