Daniel MacArthur KellettFirst Lieutenant
ADVISORY TEAM 60, MACV ADVISORS
Army of the United States
01 January 1943 - 08 December 1966
Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts
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1st Lt Daniel Macarthur Kellett was born in Boston, MA, 01/01/1943, grew up in Jamaica Plain, attended St. Thomas Aquinas Grammar School, graduated Boston Technical High, and graduated Boston College, ROTC, 1964.
He attended San Diego Army School of Language, studied the Vietnamese language and was then deployed to Viet Nam as an advisor to the 9th Division, South Vietnamese Army, 07/16/1966. He was to be made Captain the day after he died.
He was sent to an American unit in the Mekong River delta, where the river boat he was on swerved suddenly and he fell overboard and was caught up in the blades and died, that was 12/08/1966. His body was found 12/12/1966.
Previous to his tour in Viet Nam he served at Fort Knox, Kentucky.
From his sister,
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With all respect
Jim Schueckler, former CW2, US Army
Ken Davis, Commander, United States Navy (Ret)
Memorial first published on 29 Jun 2008
Last updated 07/20/2008