Corp Rodney T. Fukunaga

Corp Rodney T. Fukunaga

Birth
Hilo, Hawaii County, Hawaii, USA
Death 9 Apr 1969 (aged 22)
Bình Dương, Bình Dương, Vietnam
Burial Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA
Plot W 745
Memorial ID 3775358 · View Source
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CPL - E4 - Army - Reserve
A Co. 1/5 Mech Bobcats
25th Infantry Division
Length of service 2 years
His tour began on Feb 26, 1969
Casualty was on Apr 9, 1969
In BINH DUONG, SOUTH VIETNAM
HOSTILE, GROUND CASUALTY
OTHER EXPLOSIVE DEVICE
Body was recovered

On April 09, 1969, at 0049 hours, the Company A night perimeter in the Ho Bo Woods at XT 589294 received some RPG fire. At 0052 hours, one company mortar track was hit and burned out of control. That morning after first light, a graves registration team and an explosives ordinance disposal team was flown to the Company A perimeter to extract two dead Bobcats from the inside of the burned mortar track.

The other soldier KIA was
SP-4 James George Bunch Jr. Topeka, KS

PFC Rodney T. FUKUNAGA, son of Mr. and Mrs. Masaki FUKUNAGA,
Post Office Box #134,Kealakekua, HI 96750


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  • Maintained by: Tony
  • Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Office
  • Added: 3 Mar 2000
  • Find a Grave Memorial 3775358
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Corp Rodney T. Fukunaga (3 Feb 1947–9 Apr 1969), Find a Grave Memorial no. 3775358, citing National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA ; Maintained by Tony (contributor 47235247) .