Roque Perpetua, JrPlatoon Sergeant
D CO, 1ST BN, 12TH CAVALRY, 1 CAV DIV
Army of the United States
22 December 1934 - 17 December 1966
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The database page for Roque Perpetua, Jr
Platoon Sergeant Perpetua was killed to Bong Son on 17 December 1966. He was awarded the Silver Star for his actions.
I would like to hear from anyone who knew or served with PSgt Perpetua.
A Note from The Virtual WallOn 17 Dec 1966 the 1st Battalion, 12th Cavalry, fought a vicious battle near Bong Son in Binh Dinh Province. The cavalrymen ended the day with 29 dead - five from Company A, six from Company B, one from HHC, and 17 from Company D:
Platoon Sergeant Perpetua was buried on 29 December 1966 in Plot 63, Section J, National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii.
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With all respect
Jim Schueckler, former CW2, US Army
Ken Davis, Commander, United States Navy (Ret)
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