THOMAS F HEFFERNAN
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HONORED ON PANEL 4E, LINE 69 OF THE WALL

THOMAS FRANCIS HEFFERNAN

WALL NAME

THOMAS F HEFFERNAN

PANEL / LINE

4E/69

DATE OF BIRTH

02/25/1931

CASUALTY PROVINCE

PR & MR UNKNOWN

DATE OF CASUALTY

01/13/1966

HOME OF RECORD

TAYLOR

COUNTY OF RECORD

Lackawanna County

STATE

PA

BRANCH OF SERVICE

ARMY

RANK

SSGT

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REMEMBRANCES

LEFT FOR THOMAS FRANCIS HEFFERNAN
POSTED ON 1.30.2024

Ground Casualty

SSG Thomas F. Heffernan was an infantryman serving with the 547th Map Depot Platoon, 66th Engineer Company (Topographic) (Corps), 18th Engineer Brigade, U.S. Army Republic of Vietnam. The 66th Engineer Company (Topographic) was stationed with Headquarters, U.S. Army Vietnam at Long Binh Post, 20 kilometers (12 miles) northeast of Saigon in Bien Hoa Province, RVN. The company produced and provided maps and topographic intelligence in support of combat operations in the III and IV Corps Tactical Zones. On January 11, 1966, Heffernan was on sick call for an unreported illness. Around noon, he was being transported by jeep for an examination at the U.S. Army’s 3rd Field Hospital in Saigon when he reportedly fell from the vehicle near Tan Son Nhut Airbase. Heffernan struck his head, sustaining a skull fracture and hematoma of the brain. He died shortly after. Heffernan, 34, was a fourteen-year Army veteran. He left a wife and seven children. [Taken from coffeltdatabase.org]
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POSTED ON 12.15.2022
POSTED BY: John Fabris

honoring you...

Thank you for your service to our country so long ago sir. As long as you are remembered you will always be with us….
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POSTED ON 5.2.2019
POSTED BY: Lucy Micik

Thank You

Dear Ssgt Thomas Heffernan,
Thank you for your service as an Infantryman. The war was years ago, but we all need 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 2.25.2018
POSTED BY: Dennis Wriston

I'm proud of our Vietnam Veterans

Staff Sergeant Thomas Francis Heffernan, Served with the 547th Engineer Platoon, 66th Engineer Company, 20th Engineer Brigade, United States Army Vietnam.
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POSTED ON 3.25.2014
POSTED BY: Jerry Richmond

We Remember

Thomas was an Infantryman Staff Sargent with 54th ENG PLT, 66th ENG CO, 20th ENG BDE when he died from an undetermined accident. RIP Tom, your bravery, courage and dedication to your country will never be forgotten.
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