Name: 1LT Joseph Angelo Cestare
Status: Body Not Recovered from an incident on 04/20/1968 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 25.5
Date of Birth: 11/04/1942
Home City: New York, NY
Service: reserve component of the U.S. Marine Corps.
Service: U.S. Marine Corps.
The Wall location: 51E-005
Short Summary: In South Vietnam. See Walker
Aircraft: UH-1E tail number 152436
Call sign: Hostage
Service number: 095688
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 7563 = Pilot UH-1N Qualified
Primary cause: SVN-BNR
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 02
Location: Quang Nam Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Roman Catholic
Burial information: LONG ISLAND NATIONAL CEMETERY, NY (IMO)
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