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PFC Armando “Mando & Pelon” Aguilar

PFC Armando “Mando & Pelon” Aguilar

Birth
El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, USA
Death 9 Feb 1967 (aged 21)
Vietnam
Burial El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, USA
Plot Section I Site 49
Memorial ID 262202 · View Source
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In Memory of…....... PFC Armando Aguilar.

You may be gone, no longer living on this earth; but you will live on - in the memories of your family and friends. There will always be a part of you living in those who knew you. You will live on because we remember you!


ARMANDO AGUILAR - Army - PFC - E3
Age: 21
Race: Caucasian
Date of Birth May 18, 1945
From: EL PASO, TX
Religion: ROMAN CATHOLIC
Marital Status: Married - Maria L. Aguilar of El Paso, Tx. Parents: Father, Raul Aguilar, Sr. (Divorced) and Mother, Alicia Cerda Aguilar. Daughter, . Brother, Raul J. Aguilar,Jr. (Ruly)Born May 23, 1944 in El Paso,Tx.

***** "Texas, Birth Index, 1903-1997"
Name: Armando Aguilar
Event Type: Birth
Event Date: 18 May 1945
Event Place: El Paso, Texas
Gender: Male
Father's Name: Raul Aguilar
Mother's Name: Alicia Cerda


***** Bobby Duenez - Mando (pelon) I will always rememnber you from the barrio, and your bro Ruly and cousins, Carlos and Pancholin. I was working at the PX when you came through the line to pay for some items during basic trng. Next thing I hear are bad news. I could not beleive it. Three years later, I was in the same area with the CAV, and you were on my mind and still are. I see your bro Ruly and your Dad at the Lunch Box often, and expect to see you there with them. RIP Great Warrior/Hero! Until We Meet Again.....

****** Frank Dominguez - Best Friend
Tenango Drive El Paso TX 79907 USA

***** I remember you when i was growing up in el Segundo Barrio El Paso, Tx.You used to take me downtown to pay your bills, while you drove around in your nice car.I also served in Viet-Nam , two years after they took your life ! May God keep you by his side.Adios big brother, see you in Haven as i too did my time in hell ! Charlie Corrales U.S.M.C.1969 Arizona Territory,Hill 55,DaNang.
Posted by: Charlie Corrales


PFC - E3 - Army - Selective Service
1st Cav Division (AMBL)
Length of service 0 years
His tour began on Dec 16, 1966
Casualty was on Feb 9, 1967
MILITARY DATA:
Service: Army of the United States
Grade at loss: E3
Rank: Private First Class
ID No: 54385037
MOS: 11B10: Infantryman
Length Service: 00
Unit: A CO, 2ND BN, 5TH CAVALRY, 1ST CAV DIV, USARV

CASUALTY DATA:
Start Tour: 12/16/1966
Incident Date: 02/09/1967
Casualty Date: 02/09/1967
Age at Loss: 21
Location: Binh Dinh Province, South Vietnam
Remains: Body recovered
Casualty Type: Hostile, died outright
Casualty Reason: Ground casualty
Casualty Detail: Gun or small arms fire

In BINH DINH, SOUTH VIETNAM
HOSTILE, GROUND CASUALTY
GUN, SMALL ARMS FIRE

Body was recovered
Panel 15E - Line 11


Private First Class Armando Aguilar was a casualty of the Vietnam War.

As a member of the Army Selective Service, PFC Aguilar served our country until February 9th, 1967 in Kontum, South Vietnam.

He was 21 years old and was married.

Armando died from small arms fire/grenade.

His body was recovered.

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  • Maintained by: Eddieb
  • Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Office
  • Added: 25 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 262202
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PFC Armando “Mando & Pelon” Aguilar (18 May 1945–9 Feb 1967), Find A Grave Memorial no. 262202, citing Fort Bliss National Cemetery, El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Eddieb (contributor 46600350) .