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PFC Clair Lloyd Westlake, Jr.

A Company, 720th MP Battalion
89th MP Group, 18th MP Brigade

Line Of Duty Casualty ~ 1 January 1969 ~ Vietnam



They Say,
our deaths are not ours,
they are yours,
they will mean what
you make of them.

They say,
we leave you our deaths,
give them some

Archibald MacLeish
poet and WWI


There is no contact information for the next of kin.

PFC Clair lloyd Westlake, Jr., age 21, of Mexico, Missouri, died from injuries received as the result of a jeep crash on or about 31 December 1968.

On 3 January 1969 at 5:30 PM a Memorial Service was held at the 89th MP Group Chapel on Long Binh Post for PFC Westlake.

< Memorial Services Program Courtesy of CSM (Ret.) Burton E. Morrow, 720th MP Battalion, 1968-1969, click on the icon to view the program pamphlet pages.

If ayone can provide any further information on this incident or a photograph or background information on PFC Westlake, please contact the History Project Manager via the Email Link at the top of this page.

Home: Mexico, Missouri
Birth Date: 1947-03-04
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Married/Single: Single
Religion: Baptist - Southern Baptist Convention
Citizen: Yes

--- MILITARY ---
Service: Army
Rank: PFC
Serial Number: 16999884
Component: Regular Army
Grade: E3
MOS: 95B10
Length of Service: 00
Start of Tour: 1968-04-10

--- CASUALTY ---
Casualty Date: 1969-01-01
Casualty Type: Non-Hostile, Died Illness/injury
Reason Vehicle Loss, Crash - Ground Casualty
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Bien Hoa
Body Recovered
Location on The Wall: Panel 35W - Row 018


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