Terence Michael Hustead
Sergeant
C CO, 4TH BN, 503RD INFANTRY, 173RD ABN BDE, USARV
Army of the United States
Moraga, California
June 15, 1943 to September 13, 1968
TERENCE M HUSTEAD is on the Wall at Panel W44, Line 49

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Terence M Hustead

SGT TERENCE MICHAEL HUSTEAD

 

A Note from The Virtual Wall

On 13 Sep 1968 infantrymen from 4th Bn, 503rd Infantry were digging out enemy troops in a bunkered area 9 kilometers northwest of Duc Lap. The effort cost the lives of seven Americans, two from a supporting helo unit and five from 4/503:
  • OH-6A 66-14412, A Troop, 7th Sqdn, 17th Cavalry:
    • WO Curtis L. Andersen, Lake Preston, SD
    • WO Thomas C. Jacobs, Bloomington, IL

  • 4th Bn, 503rd Infantry:
B Company, 2/35th Infantry, also lost three men while attacking a bunker complex somewhere near Duc Lap, but the operational report does not give a specific location -
  • SGT Larry L. Gambotto, Dearborn, MI
  • SP4 Manuel G. Ortiz, Chicago, IL
  • CPL Everett A. Planck, Winchester, KY

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