KAZIMIERZ H SLOMIANY

KAZIMIERZ H SLOMIANY - SP4

  • HOMETOWN:
  • wallington
  • COUNTY:
  • Bergen
  • DATE OF BIRTH:
  • February 25, 1945
  • DATE OF CASUALTY:
  • June 19, 1967
  • BRANCH OF SERVICE:
  • Army
  • RANK:
  • SP4
  • STATUS:
  • KIA
  • COUNTRY:
  • South Vietnam

Biography


Kazimierz H. Slomiany was born on February 25, 1945, to Mr. and Mrs. Feliks Slomiany.  His home of record is Wallington, NJ.  The family emigrated from Poland.

Slomiany was drafted into the US Army in 1965.  He had only been in the United States for five years.  He served as the family translator, and on these grounds he requested to be excused from the draft but his request was denied.  He became a member of a helicopter combat unit and attained the rank of Specialist 4 (SP4).

Slomiany was killed in action on June 19, 1967, during a firefight.  He had planned to apply for American citizenship when he returned home.

Sources: Newspaper clippings and NJVVMF.

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