ARTHUR K KAWACHIKA
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HONORED ON PANEL 4W, LINE 3 OF THE WALL

ARTHUR KAORU KAWACHIKA

WALL NAME

ARTHUR K KAWACHIKA

PANEL / LINE

4W/3

DATE OF BIRTH

09/25/1946

CASUALTY PROVINCE

BINH LONG

DATE OF CASUALTY

02/24/1971

HOME OF RECORD

EUREKA

COUNTY OF RECORD

Humboldt County

STATE

CA

BRANCH OF SERVICE

ARMY

RANK

SP5

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LEFT FOR ARTHUR KAORU KAWACHIKA
POSTED ON 5.27.2023

Ground Casualty

SP5 Arthur K. Kawachika was a Food Service Specialist serving with Headquarters Battery, 6th Battalion, 27th Artillery, U.S. Army Republic of Vietnam. On February 24, 1971, Kawachika sustained a gunshot wound to the head at Hon Quan Special Forces Camp, two kilometers (1.2 miles) southwest of An Loc Air Field in Binh Long Province, RVN. He was found on the floor of a room in the billets at the Air Warning Control Center with his assigned M16 rifle beside him. Kawachika was taken to the 93rd Evacuation Hospital at Long Binh where medical staff declared him dead on arrival. He was 24 years old. The body was forwarded to the U.S. Army Mortuary at Tan Son Nhut Air Base and released to Graves Registration personnel. After processing, it was transported to Hawaii where it was laid to rest. A casualty report dated May 18, 1971, ruled Kawachicka’s death to be self-inflicted. [Taken from coffeltdatabase.org]
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POSTED ON 5.22.2023

SP5 Arthur K. Kawachika’s Military ID

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POSTED ON 2.11.2023
POSTED BY: John Fabris

honoring you...

Remember to 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...
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POSTED ON 11.6.2019
POSTED BY: Lucy Micik

Thank You

Dear Sp5 Arthur Kawachika, Thank you for your service as a Hospital Food Service Specialist. Saying thank you isn't enough, but it is from the heart. Veterans’ Day is next week. The time passes quickly. Please watch over America, it stills needs your strength, courage and faithfulness. Rest in peace with the angels.
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POSTED ON 9.25.2017
POSTED BY: Dennis Wriston

I'm proud of our Vietnam Veterans

Specialist Five Arthur Kaoru Kawachika, Served with the Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 6th Battalion, 27th Artillery Regiment, United States Army Vietnam.
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