Anson Thorne Geronzin, Jr
Specialist Four
RECON PLT, E CO, 4TH BN, 31ST INFANTRY, 196TH INFANTRY BDE,
AMERICAL DIV, USARV
Army of the United States
Clinton, Iowa
March 20, 1947 to June 23, 1969
ANSON T GERONZIN Jr is on the Wall at Panel W22, Line 119

cib.gif
 
phndvsvc.gif
 
Anson T Geronzin
americal.gif 196lib.gif 31stinfrgt.gif

 

Typical article in the local area papers at time of SP4 Anson T Geronzin's death:

Report Death Of Clinton G.I

CLINTON, IA. - Mr. and Mrs. Anson T. Geronzin, of Clinton, learned Friday of the death of their son, Anson T. Geronzin, jr., 22, in Vietnam June 23 on a combat mission. Spec. 4 Geronzin, a 1965 graduate of Clinton High School, and a 1967 graduate of Clinton Community College, entered the Army in November, 1967, and was sent to Vietnam in October, 1968. He had been serving in the Chu Lai area. Surviving at home are his parents and two sisters, Dana Sue, 20, and Rhea Jean, 9.

DoD records show that he was killed during a chance meeting engagement 8 kilometers northwest of Tien Phouc. He was part of E Company's Reconaissance Platoon when they came into contact. Sent in support of the platoon was B Company, 4/31st and they lost two men in the engagement. The 3 men lost in this contact were:

SP4 Geronzin was buried in Clinton Lawn Cemtery, Clinton. He is buried with his parents, Helen V. Peterson Geronzin (1925 - 2003) and Anson T. Geronzin, Sr. (1918 - 1992). Anson's sister, Dana Sue (Geronzin) Parker passed away on May 25, 2010 in Circleville Iowa and was survived by her sister, Rhea Jean.

Anson T Geronzin

Anson T Geronzin


- - The Virtual Wall, September 1, 2014

Contact Us © Copyright 1997-2015 www.VirtualWall.org, Ltd ®(TM) Last update 09/12/2015