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First Name: David

Last Name: DellAngelo

Birthplace: Ishpeming, MI, USA

Gender: Male

Branch: Army (1784 - present)

Middle Name: Joseph

Date of Birth: 24 January 1946

Date of Death: 03 October 1968

Rank: Sergeant

Years Served:
David Joseph DellAngelo

•  Vietnam War (1960 - 1973)


David Joseph DellAngelo
Sergeant, U.S. Army

David Joseph DellAngelo was born on 24 January 1946 in Ishpeming, MI.

David was the son of Mr. & Mrs. Angelo DellAngelo and was a lifelong resident of Negaunee. He was the brother of Andrew and Carolee. David was a 1965 graduate of Negaunee High School and attended Northern Michigan University for one year.

On 3 October 1968, Corporal David Joseph DellAngelo was serving with B Company, 1st Battalion, 8th Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division, in Thua Thien Province, South Vietnam.

On that day, Corporal DellAngelo was killed when the fixed-wing airplane in which he was a passenger had a mid-air collision with a helicopter during takeoff. His body was recovered. DellAngelo was posthumously promoted to Sergeant.

Badge and Medals

Combat Infantryman Badge
Bronze Star Medal (Merit)
Air Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Vietnam Service Medal
Vietnam Campaign Medal


The name David J DellAngelo is inscribed on Panel W40 Line 59 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall.


Sergeant DellAngelo is buried at Negaunee Cemetery in Negaunee, MI.


Honoree ID: 8233   Created by: MHOH




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