SP4 Daniel F Bettencourt Jr (KIA)



Home: San Diego, California
Birth Date: 9-21-48
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Single
Religion: Roman Catholic
Citizen: Yes


Service: Army
Rank: SP4
Serial Number: 18843920
Component: Regular
Grade: E4
MOS: 11B2P
Start of Tour: 12-14-67


Casualty Date: 3-21-68
Age at time of death: 19
Casualty Type: Hostile, Died
Reason: Artillery, Rocket, Mortar
Air or Ground: Ground Casualty
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Thua Thien
Body Recovered? YES
Location on The Wall: Panel 45E – Row 045
Daniel was Killed In Action in a night position 5 KM West of Hue, during the Viet Nam War,
along with 3 others in his unit; Joseph Robinson, Raymond Mason and Ronald Sadler.



Buried at Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery in San Diego, CA

“Dan Bettencourt and I had plans to do commercial tuna fishing together after we got out. That was and still is his family’s business in Point Loma, San Diego CA.”

~Chuck Maguire

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