Capps, Walter Robert, Sgt Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Sergeant
Last Unit
1971-1971, Special Operations Units/317th Special Operations Squadron
Service Years
1966 - 1971
Sergeant

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Home State
North Carolina
North Carolina
Year of Birth
1948
 
Casualty Info
Home Town
Fayetteville, NC
Last Address
Fayetteville, NC

Casualty Date
Aug 02, 1971
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Died Other Causes
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Laos
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Lafayette Memorial Park - Fayetteville, North Carolina
Wall/Plot Coordinates
03W 121

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 Unit Assignments
Air Force Wings/56th Special Operations Wing7th Air ForceSpecial Operations Units/317th Special Operations Squadron
  1971-1971, Air Force Wings/56th Special Operations Wing
  1971-1971, 7th Air Force
  1971-1971, Special Operations Units/317th Special Operations Squadron
 My Aircraft/Missiles
T-28 Trojan  
  1971-1971, T-28 Trojan
 Combat and Operations History
  1971-1971 Vietnam War1
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Sgt. Walter Capps was very likely flying in a T-28 with Major Troxel when it was lost over Laos.

Personnel lost on that date over Laos:
Major Edwin Newton Troxel (T-28)
1st Lt. Glen Johnson Taliaferro
Sgt. Walter Robert Capps (T-28) (Was awarded a Purple Heart... for combat related wounds).

Sgt. Capps was interred in Lafayette Memorial Park, Fayetteville, Cumberland County, North Carolina, USA
   
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