GUERRERO, ANDREW CASTRO  

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Casualty Record

 

Name:
GUERRERO, ANDREW CASTRO


Rank / Branch:
CPL E-3 U.S. Army


Unit:
101ST AIRBORNE DIVIS


Date of Birth:
1951-05-15


Date of Loss:
1970-12-17


Country of Loss:
SOUTH VIETNAM


Loss Coordinates:
THUA THIEN


Status:
HOSTILE, SMALL ARMS


Category:
BODY RETURNED


Aircraft/Vehicle/Ground:
GROUND


Awards & Decorations:
SEE BIO


Other:
SINGLE

 

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Veteran Hagiography

ANDREW CASTRO GUERRERO, CORPORAL, U.S ARMY, MIDLAND COUNTY

AWARDS AND DECORATIONS

Combat Infantryman's Badge, Bronze Star, Purple Heart, Army Commendation's Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal

BIOGRAPHY

Andrew C. Guerrero was born in Adrian, Michigan.  He was the son of Alivia Castro and Andrew Guerrero.  His parents divorced and he lived with father and they moved to Midland from Chicago, Illinois. Andrew attended schools in Midland, Texas. He attended Midland High School and after his junior year, he dropped out to join the Army

He completed basic training at Fort Bliss, Texas and infantry AIT at Fort Polk, Louisiana. He departed for Vietnam on June 6, 1970 and was assigned to Company D, 3rd Battalion, 506th Infantry Division (Currahees), 101st Airborne Division. On December 17, 1970 Pfc Andrew C. Guerrero was killed enemy gunfire when his unit engaged a superior sized NVA force while on patrol near FSB Brick.


Resthaven Cemetery, Midland, Tx


He was buried with full military honors at Resthaven Cemetery in Midland, Texas. He was posthumously promoted to Corporal and he received the Bronze Star and the Purple Heart. He was survived by his father, Andrew Guerrero and his sister Virginia.

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