REGINALD W FITCHETT
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HONORED ON PANEL 3W, LINE 82 OF THE WALL

REGINALD WILLIAM FITCHETT

WALL NAME

REGINALD W FITCHETT

PANEL / LINE

3W/82

DATE OF BIRTH

12/06/1942

CASUALTY PROVINCE

BINH DINH

DATE OF CASUALTY

06/19/1971

HOME OF RECORD

MERCED

COUNTY OF RECORD

Merced County

STATE

CA

BRANCH OF SERVICE

ARMY

RANK

SP5

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LEFT FOR REGINALD WILLIAM FITCHETT
POSTED ON 10.30.2022

Ground Casualty

SP5 Reginald W. Fitchett was a cargo handling specialist serving with the 359th Transportation Company, 27th Transportation Battalion. The battalion supported tactical and direct support operations as well as local and line haul (convoy) operations. Each month battalion drivers logged thousands of miles moving tens of thousands of tons of cargo and millions of gallons of petroleum, oil, and other lubricants. Fitchett died on June 19, 1971, in the vicinity of Nui Ong Tai (Hill 128) along National Route QL-19, four kilometers (2.4 miles) southwest of An Nhon city in Binh Dinh Province, RVN. It was reported he took his own life. Fitchett was twenty-eight years old. [Taken from coffeltdatabase.org; obituary from the Merced Sun-Star (Merced, CA), July 1, 1971, courtesy of Sarah Lim at the Merced County Courthouse Museum, Merced, CA]
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POSTED ON 7.7.2022
POSTED BY: John Fabris

honoring you...

A butterfly lights beside us like a sunbeam
And for a brief moment its glory
and beauty belong to our world
But then it flies again
And though we wish it could have stayed...
We feel lucky to have seen it.
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POSTED ON 12.6.2020
POSTED BY: Dennis Wriston

I'm proud of our Vietnam Veterans

Specialist Five Reginald William Fitchett, Served with the 359th Transportation Company, 27th Transportation Battalion, 8th Transportation Group, United States Army Support Command (Qui Nhon), 1st Logistical Command, United States Army Vietnam.
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POSTED ON 9.11.2018
POSTED BY: Lucy Micik

Thank You

Dear Sp5 Reginald Fitchett,
Thank you for your service as a Structure Specialist. Today is the 17th anniversary of 9/11, and we remember you all. It has been too long, and it's about time for us all to acknowledge the sacrifices of those like you who answered our nation's call. Please watch over America, it stills needs your strength, courage and faithfulness. Rest in peace with the angels.
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POSTED ON 11.12.2015
POSTED BY: JOHN PORTER

WE REMEMBER YOU

REG, THE MEN OF THE 359th WILL ALWAYS REMEMBER YOU. WE TALK ABOUT YOU AT ALL OF OUR REUNION'S.
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