Adamo, Richard Charles, SN Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Seaman
Last Primary Designator/NEC
SN-0000-Seaman
Last Rating/NEC Group
Seaman
Last Duty Station
1968-1968, NSA DaNang, Vietnam/Patrol Boat River Mobile Base 1 (PBRMB-1)
Service Years
1967 - 1968
SN-Seaman

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Home State
Not Specified
Year of Birth
1949
 
Casualty Info
Home Town
Not Specified
Last Address
Wood Haven, New York

Casualty Date
Feb 28, 1968
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Artillery, Rocket, Mortar
Location
Quang Tri
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Cypress Hills National Cemetery - Brooklyn, New York
Wall/Plot Coordinates
41E 058 / Section 13 Site 14685

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 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
YFU4 was involved in action at Hue City on the Perfume River and Que Viet Rivers during the Tet Counteroffensive campaign. On 26 February 1968. YFU-4 was hit while in a flotilla proceeding up the Que Viet River to Dong Ha. The rocket hit the starboard 20mm gun which was maned by GM3 Gary Crampton, SN Taylor, and SN Richard Adamo. KIA were Gary Crampton and Richard Adamo. WIA were SN Taylor(critical), EN3 Arthur Cockerham(critical), ENFN Danial Love, FN James Jessup,CS David Chatman, Crewman Green,SN Michael McCammond. At the helm was SN Wayne Brill . On the Con Tower was BMC Floyd Scott, and QM2 Robert Sayers.
   
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Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign
Start Year
1968
End Year
1968

Description
Not Specified
   
My Participation in This Battle or Operation
From Year
1968
To Year
1968
 
Last Updated:
Jun 27, 2014
   
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My Photos From This Battle or Operation
No Available Photos

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