Clifford Kazumi Taira

Clifford Kazumi Taira

Birth
Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA
Death 11 May 1969 (aged 20)
Thừa Thiên-Huế, Vietnam
Burial Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA
Plot W, 734
Memorial ID 3793834 · View Source
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SP4 Taira #10125391
MOS:11B20 Infantryman.

Clifford was serving in the US Army Reserves,
before going into active duty.
During Operation Apache Snow Clifford was
with D Company during the assault at Dong Ap
Bia (Hamburger Hill), when he was hit by
helicopter fire directed against hostile forces.
Clifford died as a result of gunshot wounds
to the body from friendly fire.
Survived by his parents, Tom K & Masa M
Taira of Honolulu, Hawaii.

Posthumously awarded the Silver Star.


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  • Maintained by: Tony
  • Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Office
  • Added: 3 Mar 2000
  • Find a Grave Memorial 3793834
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Clifford Kazumi Taira (4 Jul 1948–11 May 1969), Find a Grave Memorial no. 3793834, citing National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA ; Maintained by Tony (contributor 47235247) .