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Ashfieldís Fallen from the Vietnam War


Personal Data:

Birth Date:  July 12, 1946

Birth Place:  Northfield, Massachusetts

Race:  Caucasian

Religion:  Episcopal, Anglican

U.S. Citizen:  Yes

Fatherís Name:  Frank W. Chadwick Sr.

Motherís Name:  Eunice A. (Manning) Chadwick

Sibling Names:  

Eunice (Chadwick) Aiken; LuAllen Chadwick; Lesley Chadwick; Eugene Chadwick; John Chadwick; Joseph Chadwick; Ruth (Chadwick) Beckwith, RoseAleta Chadwick; Chester Chadwick; Anne (Chadwick) Damone.  Frank was the second born and eldest son.

Marital Status:  Single


Schools Attended:  Sanderson Academy, Ashfield, Massachusetts

High School Diploma:  1965

Selective Service Data:

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Military Service Record:

Entry Date: November 3, 1965

Entry Mode:

Entry Location:

Home of Record:  Ashfield, Massachusetts

Service Branch:  Army                                 

Service Component:  Selective Service       

Rank:  Private First Class

Rank Abbrev:  PFC   

Pay Grade:  E3         

MOS:  11B10             

MOS Title:  Infantryman

MOS Background:

Duty MOS:  Light Weapons Infantry

Awards Received:  

Purple Heart Medal; Good Conduct Medal; National Defense Service Medal; Vietnam Service Medal, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal  

Badges Earned:  

Badges Earned Combat Infantryman Badge; Sharpshooter Badge with Rifle Bar

Posthumous Promotion: 

Length of Service:

Southeast Asia Tour Data:  

Date Tour Commenced: August 2, 1966

Major Command:  1st Cavalry Division (Air)         

Land Assignment:

Regiment:  7th Cavalry

Battalion:  5th Battalion                          

Company:  C Company

Casualty Data:

Casualty Date:  November 30, 1966

Casualty Time:

Casualty Age:  21 

Casualty Data 1: Hostile, Died of Wounds    

Casualty Data 2:  Gun, Small Arms Fire       

Casualty Data 3:  Ground Casualty               

Casualty Province:  Province & Military Region Unknown

Casualty Country:  South Vietnam               

Located In Or Near:

Body Recovered:  Yes 


Burial Location:  Plain Cemetery, Ashfield, Massachusetts

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Consigned Funeral Home:   Johnson Funeral Home, Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts

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Ashfieldís Fallen Casualty Order:  1st and only 

Vietnam Veterans Memorial Panel Number:  12E  Line Number:  130


       Frank W. Chadwick Jr. Memorial Field, Buckland, Massachusetts
           (known locally as "Cricket Field")

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