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PFC David Joseph Latoria

PFC David Joseph Latoria

Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Death 15 May 1968 (aged 18)
Thua Thien-Hue, Vietnam
Burial Hillside, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Plot QAS 2F Crypt 1138 Good Shepherd
Memorial ID 59004986 · View Source
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Private First Class, U.S. Army

On 15 May 1968, Private First Class David Joseph Latoria was serving with A Company, 1st Battalion, 7th Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division, in Thua Thien Province, South Vietnam.

On that day, PFC Latoria was killed in action when he sustained wounds from small arms fire. His body was recovered.

Badge and Medals

Combat Infantryman Badge
Purple Heart
National Defense Service Medal
Vietnam Service Medal
Vietnam Campaign Medal


The name David J Latoria is located on Panel 60E Line 025 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall.

PFC David J. Latoria has Honoree Record 210215 at

Bio by: Charles A. Lewis




  • Created by: Melissa (Brown) Joyce
  • Added: 21 Sep 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 59004986
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for PFC David Joseph Latoria (18 May 1949–15 May 1968), Find A Grave Memorial no. 59004986, citing Queen of Heaven Catholic Cemetery, Hillside, Cook County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Melissa (Brown) Joyce (contributor 47244132) .