Helder A. C. Da Silva

Helder DaSilva of Belleville, NJ Vietnam Memorial,  2004 by Anthony Buccino

Army Spec. 4 Helder Arthur C. Da Silva, 24, of Belleville, was killed in action on Feb. 7, 1966, in South Vietnam.

Da Silva began his tour of duty on Sept. 12, 1965. His service number is 036285328. Da Silva was married.

Da Silva was the first of eleven Belleville soldiers killed in Vietnam.


Helder DaSilva of Belleville, NJ. KIA Vietnam.  2004 by Anthony Buccino

The Wall: Panel 05E - Row 016

Washington, D.C.


Helder Da Sivla - photo credit: David B. GarciaDA SILVA, HELDER ARTHUR C

BELLEVILLE, NJ

Date of Birth: Wednesday, January 28, 1942
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Married

Branch: Army
Rank: SP4
Serial Number: 036285328
Component: Selective Service
Pay grade: E4
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 11B10

Start of Tour: Sunday, September 12, 1965
Date of Casualty: Monday, February 7, 1966
Age at time of loss: 24
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Multiple fragmentation wounds (Ground casualty)
Country: South VietNam
Province: Unknown/Not Reported
Comments: SVC# 51526380


Sources:

Honor States

New Jersey Vietnam Veterans Memorial

The Vietnam War Memorial Wall

Together We Served

Tales from the Federal City

Vietnam War Casualties

Virtual Wall

Vietnam War

Lt. Col. Alfred Barnes

Capt. William Branch

Corp. Frank A. Cancelliere

Roger Crowell

Helder DaSilva

Raymond DeLuca

Lance Cpl. Jerry R. Donatiello

John Hoar

Carl L. Mickens

Corp. Paul Nelson

Donald Saunders

 

Belleville Sons Honor Roll

  A Place of Honor and Remembrance In the Home of the Brave

Belleville, New Jersey

 

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