Peter Edward Reece


Peter Edward Reece

West Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 11 Apr 1969 (aged 19)
Burial Tarrs, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 205285581 View Source
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Son of Ralph M. Reece, Jr., West Newton, PA.
Army (Regular) SP5 Radio Operator,
B Troop, 1st Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment, Americal Division, USARV.

Killed by small arms fire from a hostile force while passenger on a military vehicle on a combat operation, vicinity of Boa Binh Ba, 9 km North-Northeast of Thang Binh, Quang Tin Province, South Vietnam.
Four other soldiers died in this event: SFC Neil P. Farmer, Sgt Robert L. Knight, SP4 Stephen M. Lewis, SP4 Robert H. Smart.

Purple Heart
Combat Infantryman Badge
National Defense Service Medal
Vietnam Campaign Medal
Vietnam Service Medal
Distinguished Unit Citation
Vietnam Gallantry Cross
Good Conduct Medal

Vietnam Wall Panel 27W, Line 058

(Vietnam Wall of Faces & Coffelt Database)

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  • Created by: Dan Pat
  • Added: 7 Dec 2019
  • Find a Grave Memorial 205285581
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Peter Edward Reece (30 Oct 1949–11 Apr 1969), Find a Grave Memorial ID 205285581, citing Mount Lebanon United Methodist Church Cemetery, Tarrs, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Dan Pat (contributor 49086477) .