JOHN D ANDRADE
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HONORED ON PANEL 11E, LINE 34 OF THE WALL

JOHN DUTRA ANDRADE

WALL NAME

JOHN D ANDRADE

PANEL / LINE

11E/34

DATE OF BIRTH

08/28/1943

CASUALTY PROVINCE

PR & MR UNKNOWN

DATE OF CASUALTY

10/02/1966

HOME OF RECORD

EAST PROVIDENCE

COUNTY OF RECORD

Providence County

STATE

RI

BRANCH OF SERVICE

ARMY

RANK

SP4

REMEMBRANCES

LEFT FOR JOHN DUTRA ANDRADE
POSTED ON 9.11.2016
POSTED BY: Lucy Conte Micik

Remembered

DEAR SPECIALIST 4TH ANDRADE,
THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE AS AN ARMY GRUNT. IT IS THE 9/11 WEEKEND WHEN WE HONOR THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES, IT IS A GOOD TIME TO HONOR YOU TOO. REST IN PEACE.
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POSTED ON 9.24.2013
POSTED BY: Curt Carter

Remembering An American Hero

Dear SP4 John Dutra Andrade, sir

As an American, I would like to thank you for your service and for your sacrifice made on behalf of our wonderful country. The youth of today could gain much by learning of heroes such as yourself, men and women whose courage and heart can never be questioned.

May God allow you to read this, and may He allow me to someday shake your hand when I get to Heaven to personally thank you. May he also allow my father to find you and shake your hand now to say thank you; for America, and for those who love you.

With respect, and the best salute a civilian can muster for you, Sir

Curt Carter
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POSTED ON 1.14.2013
POSTED BY: Robert Sage

We Remember

John is buried at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East Providence, RI.

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POSTED ON 8.28.2012
POSTED BY: Ed Cardon

Salute from a Wolfhound


I did not know SP4 John Andrade but I served with the 25th Infantry Division (1-27 Infantry Wolfhounds) from 1969-70. I salute your Service and Sacrifice. May you find the peace of the Lord and your family and friends as well.


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POSTED ON 8.28.2006
POSTED BY: Bill Nelson

NEVER FORGOTTEN

FOREVER REMEMBERED

"If you are able, save for them a place inside of you....and save one backward glance when you are leaving for the places they can no longer go.....Be not ashamed to say you loved them....
Take what they have left and what they have taught you with their dying and keep it with your own....And in that time when men decide and feel safe to call the war insane, take one moment to embrace those gentle heroes you left behind...."

Quote from a letter home by Maj. Michael Davis O'Donnell
KIA 24 March 1970. Distinguished Flying Cross: Shot down and Killed while attempting to rescue 8 fellow soldiers surrounded by attacking enemy forces.

We Nam Brothers pause to give a backward glance, and post this remembrance to you , one of the gentle heroes and patriots lost to the War in Vietnam:

Slip off that pack. Set it down by the crooked trail. Drop your steel pot alongside. Shed those magazine-ladened bandoliers away from your sweat-soaked shirt. Lay that silent weapon down and step out of the heat. Feel the soothing cool breeze right down to your soul ... and rest forever in the shade of our love, brother.

From your Nam-Band-Of-Brothers
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