SP4 Jose Anibal Echevarria Jr

Co A 1/22 Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 06/05/69

 

Army - SP4 - E4

Age: 19
Race: Caucasian
Sex: Male
Date of Birth May 21, 1950
From: NEW YORK, NY
Religion: ROMAN CATHOLIC
Marital Status: Married

SP4 - E4 - Army - Regular
Posthumous promotion
4th Infantry Division
MOS: 11B20: Infantryman
Length of service 0 years
His tour began on Jan 21, 1969
Casualty was on Jun 5, 1969
In KONTUM, SOUTH VIETNAM
HOSTILE, GROUND CASUALTY
GUN, SMALL ARMS FIRE
Body was recovered

Panel 23W - Line 72

 

Jose Echevarria was killed when his position was attacked by an enemy force,while on perimeter defense at LZ Slack,
grid reference ZB002065, 17 kilometers southwest of Dak To.

 

 

SP4 Jose A. Echevarria Jr.'s decorations

 

Jose is also eligible to receive the Conspicuous Service Cross
from the State of New York

 

 

 

Jose Echevarria at LZ Slack, May 1969

Photo courtesy of Al Ballard Co A 1/22

 

 

 

Burial:
Long Island National Cememtery
Farmingdale
Suffolk County
New York, USA
Plot: Section 2G Site 5192

 

 

The grave marker for Jose Echevarria

Photo by Glenn from the Find A Grave website

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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