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Walter Edwin Mc Intire, Jr.

 

 

 

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 Private First Class Walter Edwin Mc Intire, Jr. was born on October 2, 1943 in Laredo, Texas to Mr. and Mrs. Walter E. Mc Intire of Ann Arbor, Michigan. Walter graduated in January of 1964 from Ann Arbor High School where he was active in Junior Achievement and was the Vice-President of his JA company. He was also active  in the Cooperative Occupational Training Program at Ann Arbor High School and worked part-time for S. S. Kresge Company.

Private First Class Walter Edwin Mc Intire, Jr. began his tour of duty in Hau Nghia Province, South Vietnam on August 21, 1965 serving as an infantryman with B Company, 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry, 173rd Airborne Brigade. On September 18, 1965, Walter earned a Purple Heart when he was wounded by shrapnel in his leg. He recovered from those wounds and returned to his unit four week later. On January 2, 1966, Walter was killed by small arms fire in action near the Bien Hoa Air Base.

Walter Edwin Mc Intire, Jr. is survived by his parents, three brothers and two sisters. He lived 22 years and 3 months. He is resting in Washtenong Memorial Park in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Walter's name is listed on the Vietnam Memorial in Ypsilanti Township under Ann Arbor. His name also appears on the Vietnam Memorial in Washington, DC on Panel 04E Line 051. Rubbing from The Wall below

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Roger Dick
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Saline, Mi 48176
Not Forgotten
Walter, I think of you often. Thank you for your service.
Monday, February 13, 2006

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