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Paul D'Amato Jr. - Agawam, MA
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1
N 42° 04.194 W 072° 36.879
18T E 697338 N 4660290
Quick Description: A bench dedicated to SP4 Paul D'Amato Jr. who was killed in action while serving with the U.S. Army in Vietnam is located on Veterans Memorial Green on Main and School Streets in Agawam, MA. N42 04.194 W72 36.879
Location: Massachusetts, United States
Date Posted: 8/26/2017 11:51:57 AM
Waymark Code: WMWF4F
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
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Long Description:

A dedicated iron slat bench bench painted black and accommodating two people has a bronze plaque honoring SP4 Paul D'Amato Jr. The plaque is inscribed:

IN MEMORY OF
PAUL D'AMATO JR. US ARMY
DONATED BY THE MORRIS,
MANCINI & MOCCIO FAMILY

SP4 Paul John D'Amato Jr. was born on January 11, 1949 and a resident of Agawam, MA. He was serving with the 2nd Platoon, Company A, 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division in Vietnam. On December 24, 1970, just 1.75 hours before cease fire was to go into effect, he was holding a night defensive position in Thua Thien Province. He was killed by a friendly artillery shell from Fire Support Base Bastogne.

Where is this bench located?: Veterans Memorial Green on Main and School Streets in Agawam, MA.

Who is this bench honoring?: SP4 Paul John D'Amato Jr.

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