Alan Peter StrazzantiSergeant
C CO, 4TH BN, 503RD INFANTRY, 173 ABN BDE
Army of the United States
17 January 1950 - 25 August 1969
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The database page for Alan Peter Strazzanti
M-79 Grenadier. Good man, bad day. Rest easy, buddy.
From his Platoon Leader,
A Note from The Virtual WallTwo men from C Company, 4/503rd Infantry, were killed in action on 25 Aug 1969 - SP4 Terrance N. Gentry, Man, West Virginia, and SP4 Alan P. Strazzanti, Northfield, Ohio.
A third member of the company, SP4 Robert E. Gaftunik, Sacramento, California, died on 25 August of wounds previously received - but The Virtual Wall doesn't know when he was wounded.
All three men received posthumous promotions to Sergeant.
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With all respect
Jim Schueckler, former CW2, US Army
Ken Davis, Commander, United States Navy (Ret)
Memorial first published on 27 Oct 2006
Last updated 08/10/2009