MARTIN C KNAPP
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HONORED ON PANEL 3E, LINE 82 OF THE WALL

MARTIN C KNAPP

WALL NAME

MARTIN C KNAPP

PANEL / LINE

3E/82

DATE OF BIRTH

03/10/1932

CASUALTY PROVINCE

PR & MR UNKNOWN

DATE OF CASUALTY

11/17/1965

HOME OF RECORD

WHEELING

COUNTY OF RECORD

Ohio County

STATE

WV

BRANCH OF SERVICE

ARMY

RANK

SSGT

REMEMBRANCES

LEFT FOR MARTIN C KNAPP
POSTED ON 3.4.2021
POSTED BY: ANON

Never forgotten

On the remembrance of your 89th birthday, your sacrifice is not forgotten.

GARRYOWEN
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POSTED ON 11.13.2020
POSTED BY: A Grateful Vietnam Veteran

Silver Star Medal Award

Staff Sergeant Martin C. Knapp was awarded the Silver Star Medal for his conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action. He served as an Infantryman and was assigned to
D CO, 2ND BN, 7TH CAVALRY, 1ST CAV DIV.
See http://coffeltdatabase.org/detreq2.php
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POSTED ON 1.6.2020
POSTED BY: Lucy Micik

Thank You

Dear Ssgt Martin Knapp, Thank you for your service as an Infantryman with the 1st Cavalry. Saying thank you isn't enough, but it is from the heart. It is the Epiphany, Merry Christmas and happy New Year in heaven. The time passes quickly. Please watch over America, it stills needs your strength, courage, guidance and faithfulness. Rest in peace with the angels.
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POSTED ON 6.15.2018
POSTED BY: Izzy

Not Forgotten...Always Remembered

Martin C Knapp
ON THE WALL: Panel 3E Line 82
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PERSONAL DATA:
Home of Record: Wheeling, WV
Date of birth: 03/10/1932
MILITARY DATA:
Service Branch: Army of the United States
Grade at loss: E6
Rank: Staff Sergeant
Promotion Note: None
ID No: 13333524
MOS: 11B40: Infantryman
Length Service: 16
Unit: D CO, 2ND BN, 7TH CAVALRY, 1ST CAV DIV, USARV
CASUALTY DATA:
Start Tour: 08/18/1965
Incident Date: 11/17/1965
Casualty Date: 11/17/1965
Status Date: Not Applicable
Status Change: Not Applicable
Age at Loss: 33
Location: Pleiku Province, South Vietnam
Remains: Body recovered
Repatriated: Not Applicable
Identified: Not Applicable
Casualty Type: Hostile, died outright
Casualty Reason: Ground casualty
Casualty Detail: Gun or small arms fire
URL: www.VirtualWall.org/dk/KnappMC01a.htm
Data accessed: 6/15/2018
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POSTED ON 6.15.2018
POSTED BY: K

KIA with 151 of his Comrades at Ambush at LZ Albany in Ia Drang Valley Nov. 17, 1965

Ssgt Knapp was a career Professional Infantry Soldier...who died a Soldier’s Death... fighting and leading his men until the end came. Befittingly, he is buried at Fort Benning Georgia.
As a career NCO... he was the backbone of America
God Bless You
And God Bless All who died Fighting With You
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