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Sgt Felipe Duran Camarillo

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Sgt Felipe Duran Camarillo

  • Birth 26 May 1933 Seguin, Guadalupe County, Texas, USA
  • Death 3 Apr 1968 Binh Dinh, Vietnam
  • Burial El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, USA
  • Plot Section I Site 268
  • Memorial ID 455713

In Loving Memory ... SSGT. Felipe Duran Camarillo.

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 your family and those who knew you and loved you. You will live on because we remember you!


FELIPE DURAN CAMARILLO - Army - SSGT - E6
Age: 34
Race: Caucasian
Date of Birth May 26, 1933
From: SEGUIN, TX
Religion: ROMAN CATHOLIC
Marital Status: Married - Maria Camarillo and Two Daughters, all from El Paso, Tx. Parents: Father, Jose C. Camarillo, Born March 19, 1893 and Mother, Margarita D Camarillo, both from Seguin, Tx. Brother, Jesus Duran Camarillo of California FAG# 99755750 Birth: May 27, 1935 and Death: Jun. 16, 2010.

**** April 3, 1968 Day Of Infamy
Sgt. Camarillo was one of the 11 C Battery men who died from a direct hit from a rocket on the FDC bunker. He will not be forgotten by the 17th Artillery for his supreme sacrifice.
Jack Picciolo
Thursday, April 24, 2003

***** ( Photo ) - Jimmy Camarillo - nephew
Fair Oaks, California, 95628, United States, of America
'God Bless You, Uncle Felipe'
On behalf of my father, Jesus Duran Camarillo {TSGT USAF,RET.) and family, I would like to thank, my Uncle Felipe Duran Camarillo, (SSG.US ARMY) for his Bravery, Courage and Ultimate Sacrifice, in protecting and defending our beloved, United States, of America. Dad still shares with us the precious memories of growing up with you in Texas and we still treasure the picture of you as you put it, 'By my bunker in Vietnam.' Rest in Peace, Tio Felipe, and May God Bless you,
Love your nephew,
Jimmy DeLeon Camarillo. (SGT., USAF., Desert Storm)
Feb 1, 2009

***** Paul Raymond - We served, together
Not Forgotten
Sarge, at 34, you were like, a father figure, on the firebase. I can still remember your broad smile when I first met you in Feb., 1968. In the early morning of April 3rd, 1968, you and 10 other men lost their lives. Sarge, you will not be forgotten, God Bless and thanks, Paul Raymond, Charlie, Battery, 2/17th, Artillery.


***** "United States Census, 1940"
Name: Felipe Camarillo
Event Type: Census
Event Date: 1940
Event Place: Justice Precinct 3, Guadalupe, Texas, United States
Gender: Male
Age: 6
Marital Status: Single
Race: White
Relationship to Head of Household: Son
Birthplace: Texas
Birth Year (Estimated): 1934
Last Place of Residence: Rural, Guadalupe, Texas
Household Gender Age Birthplace
Head Jose Camarillo M 47 Texas
Wife Margrita Camarillo F 42 Texas
Daughter Maria Camarillo F 20 Texas
Daughter Nicomedes Camarillo F 18 Texas
Daughter Cecilia Camarillo F 17 Texas
Daughter Buenaventura Camarillo F 16 Texas
Daughter Thomasa Camarillo F 12 Texas
Son Vicente Camarillo M 10 Texas
. * * . Son Felipe Camarillo M 6 Texas
Son Jesus Camerlilla M 5 Texas
Daughter Rosalie Camarillo F 7 Texas



SSGT - E6 - Army - Regular
1st Field Force
Length of service 14 years
His tour began on Apr 27, 1967
Casualty was on Apr 3, 1968
In BINH DINH, SOUTH VIETNAM
HOSTILE, GROUND CASUALTY
MULTIPLE FRAGMENTATION WOUNDS

Body was recovered
Panel 47E - Line 47


APRIL 3, 1968

C Battery 2/17th FA, while occupying a fire base near Tuy Phuoc, Binh Dihn Province, was attacked by sappers and suffered 11 KIA's.

PFC Larry Wayne Barrett Redkey, IN
SSG Felipe Duran Camarillo Seguin, TX
SP4 Robert Lynn Caswell Pontiac, MI
SP4 Gilbert De La Pena Pinedale, CA
SP4 Fred Richard Glover Fartow, FL
PFC Ralph Charles McCowan Trenton, ND
SP4 Danny Joe Richardson Covington, GA
CPL Edgar Lee Simmons Pine Bluff, AR
PFC Thomas Peter Visker Warden, WA
PFC Elbert Berton Walker North Platte, NE
1LT John Terrell Wilkinson Manchester, TN





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  • Maintained by: Eddieb
  • Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Office
  • Added: 25 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 455713
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt Felipe Duran Camarillo (26 May 1933–3 Apr 1968), Find A Grave Memorial no. 455713, citing Fort Bliss National Cemetery, El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Eddieb (contributor 46600350) .