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Jon Michael Cappaert
Weapons Platoon Leader
Cappaert arrived at Fort Campbell, KY in 1967 and was assigned to Weapons Platoon.
He went with
A Company to Vietnam, December 1967.

2nd Lieutenant Jon Michael Cappaert
Died: December 29, 1967 in Hua Nghia, South Vietnam due to friendly fire.
Read the newspaper account of December 29, 1967.
2LT Jon Cappaert died from Non-hostile causes in the result of metal fragment wound received
when hit by fragments form friendly mortar being fired in support of training mission while on
training mission on night defensive perimeter in the Hau Hghia Province, South Vietnam.
Photo of Cappaert