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SP5 Blaine Joseph Shepherd

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SP5 Blaine Joseph Shepherd

Birth
Payson, Utah County, Utah, USA
Death
29 Sep 1968 (aged 21)
Vietnam
Burial
Springville, Utah County, Utah, USA
Plot
Sec. F Lot 121 Pos. 4
Memorial ID
81108 View Source

United States Army Specialist 5 served with the 11th Armored Cavalry. He was the crew chief of an UH-1C Huey helicopter that was shot down and crashed in Long Khanh, South Vietnam. Also killed were aircraft commander, WO1 Jerry L Harris, pilot WO1 William P Rollins and gunner SP4 John J Matuska were also killed.

United States Army Specialist 5 served with the 11th Armored Cavalry. He was the crew chief of an UH-1C Huey helicopter that was shot down and crashed in Long Khanh, South Vietnam. Also killed were aircraft commander, WO1 Jerry L Harris, pilot WO1 William P Rollins and gunner SP4 John J Matuska were also killed.

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UTAH / SP5 HHT 11 ARMD CAV REGT / VIETNAM BSM - AM - 2 PH

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Cause of Death: Killed in action in Vietnam (War casualty)


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