CPT Walter "Kin" K. Caudill was a VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 04/16/2013 at the age of 66.6 from Cerebral Vasculitis
Byron Bay,
Flight Class 68-22
Date of Birth 09/13/1946
Served in the U.S. Army
Served in Vietnam with B/1/9 CAV 1 CAV in 68-69, ARIZONA HELICOPTERS in 72-73
This information was provided by Jennifer Caudill (daughter), SSN search Aug 2013

More detail on this person: It is with a heavy heart that I contact your organization and inform you that my father, Walter Kincaid Caudill, Jr "Kin" passed away in Byron Bay, Australia on April 16th, 2013 at the age of 66.

He was the dearly loved husband of Joyce, adored father of Jennifer and Amanda, and proud "Dado" of his grandson Michael.

My father had suffered from Cerebral Vasculitis and Cerebrovascular disease since August 1998. He was first diagnosed while our family was living in Singapore. We returned to the US for medical treatment in October 1998 and in December 2000 my parents returned to their primary family home in Byron Bay, NSW, Australia.

My father was in the US Army from January 1968 thru April 1972. He served in Vietnam from February 24, 1969 thru February 23, 1970 as a Captain with B Troop, 1/9 Cav, 1st Cav Div, US Army. During his time serving his country, he received the following commendations; National Defence Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Army Aviator Badge, Purple Heart, Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry with Palm, Silver Star, Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal, Distinguished Flying Cross with Oak Leaf Cluster, Bronze Star Medal, 2 O/S Bars.

There isn't a day that passes that he isn't so dearly missed.

From: Jennifer Caudill

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