6/9/70 Fallen Brother RVN
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6/9/70 EOCN John A. Gioia, Batavia, NY - Hai Van Pass NMCB 5

John Albert Gioia

PERSONAL DATA
Home of Record: Batavia, NY
Date of birth: 06/21/1948

MILITARY DATA
Service: United States Navy
Grade at loss: E3
Rank: Equipment Operator Constructionman
ID No: 094400001
MOS: 0000: Not Recorded
Length Service: 02
Unit: NMCB-5, 3RD NC BDE, USNAVFORV

CASUALTY DATA
Start Tour: ------
Incident Date: 06/09/1970
Casualty Date: 06/09/1970
Age at Loss: 21
Location: Hai Van Pass, Quang Nam Province, South Vietnam
Remains: Body recovered
Casualty Type: Non-hostile, died of other causes
Casualty Reason: Ground casualty
Casualty Detail: Vehicle loss or crash

www.VirtualWall.org/dg/GioiaJA01a.htm
ON THE WALL Panel 09W Line 033

http://www.vvmf.org/thewall/Wall_Id_No=18664

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John is buried at St. Joseph Cememetery, Batavia, Genesee County, NY.
Plot: Section, C
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Gioia&GSiman=1&GScid=66016&GRid=80186824&

DCR Report:
…EOCN Gioia, while operating a pneumatic-tired roller in the Hai Van Pass, Da Nang, was killed when the roller accidentally rolled off a cliff. EOCN Gioia was a member of NMCB-5’s paving crew. Memorial services were held at Camp Haskins North on 11 June.



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