In Memory

Phil Cheek

Philip Duane Cheek was born Oct. 26, 1951, and died on July 18, 1971, in Quang Tri, Vietnam. The following information is from The Virtual Wall, at http://www.virtualwall.org/dc/CheekPD01a.htm. If you have any memories to share from Phil's days at West High, please use the "Post a Comment" button below. 

PERSONAL DATA:
  Home of Record: Davenport, IA
  Date of birth: 10/26/1951
MILITARY DATA:
  Service Branch: Army of the United States
  Grade at loss: E3
  Rank: Private First Class
Promotion Note: None
  ID No: 482680913
  MOS or Specialty: 64B20: Heavy Vehicle Driver
  Length Service: **
  Unit: 54TH ORD CO, 3RD ORD BN, 53RD GS GROUP, ARMY SPT CMD SAIGON, 1ST LOG CMD, USARV
CASUALTY DATA:
  Start Tour: 08/23/1970
  Incident Date: Not Recorded
  Casualty Date: 07/18/1971
  Age at Loss: 19 (based on date declared dead)
  Location: Quang Tri Province, South Vietnam
  Remains: Body recovered
  Casualty Type: Non-hostile, died of illness or injury
  Casualty Reason: Ground casualty
  Casualty Detail: Other Causes
  Status Date: Not Applicable; was not MIA
  Status Change: Not Applicable; was not MIA
  Repatriated: Not Applicable; was not MIA
  Identified: Not Applicable; was not MIA
  URL: www.VirtualWall.org/dc/CheekPD01a.htm
  Data accessed: 8/28/2017

 

Pam Kress-Dunn 8/2017