John Patrick Meloy

Specialist Four
Army of the United States
22 August 1948 - 10 December 1968
Dubuque, Iowa
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Silver Star

Bronze Star, Purple Heart, National Defense, Vietnam Service, Vietnam Campaign

The database page for John Patrick Meloy

25 Apr 2002

John Patrick Meloy is the eldest son of Harold P. and Mary Connery Meloy, born August 22, 1948, in Dubuque, Iowa.

He died in combat in Vietnam on December 10, 1968. He was awarded the Silver Star, the Bronze Star, and the Purple Heart.

His family would like to contact his friends and members of his unit. EMail his brother Michael J. Meloy at or write to his parents at

Mr. and Mrs. Harold P. Meloy
1005 Lincoln Ave, Apt. 264
Dubuque, IA 52001

or call me (Mike Meloy) at 1-563-355-9087.

A Note from The Virtual Wall

Alpha Company, 1/327th Infantry, lost three men to enemy gunfire on 10 December 1968. Two were infantrymen and the third was a combat reporter from the 101st Airborne's admin battalion. They were 12/10/1968
  • 101st Admin Co:
    • SP4 John P. Meloy, Dubuque, IA (Silver Star)

  • A Co, 1st Bn, 327th Infantry:
    • PFC Willie G. Aldridge, Winchester, KY
    • PFC Charles A. Dixon, Palm Harbor, FL

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Jim Schueckler, former CW2, US Army
Ken Davis, Commander, United States Navy (Ret)
Memorial first published on 25 Apr 2002
Last updated 08/10/2009