Capt David William Coppernoll

Capt David William Coppernoll

Birth
New York, USA
Death 8 Jan 1970 (aged 26)
Vietnam
Burial San Diego, San Diego County, California, USA
Plot Section D Site 37-E
Memorial ID 3393733 · View Source
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He was born in New York and moved to San Diego, later graduating from the University of San Diego Men's College where he attended seminary. On January 8, 1970, at the age of 26, he died in a helicopeter crash in the Kien Phong province in South Vietnam. He served as a Green Beret in the 5th Special Forces group, and died two days before he was supposed to return to the USA. He was survived by his parents, as well as his brother, James, and his sister, Margaret Anne.

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PERSONAL DATA:
Home of Record San Diego, CA
Date of birth: 07/04/1943
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MILITARY DATA:
Service: Army of the United States
Grade at loss: O3
Rank: Captain
ID No: 032325391
MOS: 9305: Psychological Operations Officer
Length Service: 02
Unit: DET B-41 (MOC HOA), D CO, 5TH SF GROUP, USARV

CASUALTY DATA:
Start Tour: 06/27/1968
Incident Date: 01/08/1970
Casualty Date: 01/08/1970
Age at Loss: 26
Location: Kien Phong Province, South Vietnam
Remains: Body recovered
Casualty Type: Hostile, died outright
Casualty Reason: Helicopter - Noncrew
Casualty Detail: Air loss or crash over land
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  • Maintained by: Billy M. Brown
  • Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Office
  • Added: 3 Mar 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 3393733
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Capt David William Coppernoll (4 Jul 1943–8 Jan 1970), Find A Grave Memorial no. 3393733, citing Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery, San Diego, San Diego County, California, USA ; Maintained by Billy M. Brown (contributor 46859520) .