RANGERS 2 Trujillo, Gabriel

John Robertson

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  • SURNAME
Trujillo
  • FORENAME
Gabriel
  • UNIT
Company L (Ranger),75th Infantry
  • RANK
Specialist Fourth Class
  • NUMBER
585424784
  • DATE OF DEATH
15th February 1971
  • AGE
20
  • GRAVESITE
Fairmont Cemetery,Raton,Colfax County,New Mexico 4-7-15
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
from Raton,New Mexico
born 9.3.1950
brother of Paul Trujillo,died (non hostile) 4.11.1971 as Private 2 Bn 32 Artillery Regiment
single
entered service 1970
awards Bronze Star,Army Commendation Medal
promoted Sgt posthumously
KIA in helicopter crash Thua Thien Province,South Vietnam
Vietnam Veterans Memorial,Washington,D.C. Panel 05W Line 110
Sgt. Gabriel Trujillo was a passenger and was killed when he crashed 2 miles out on radar approach to Phu Bai after night MEDEVAC. Patient was attached to ropes hanging below Four crewmen and three passengers were killed in the loss. Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 68-16554 (B Troop 2 Squadron 17 Cavalry)
 
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