PETER T RASMUSSEN

PETER T RASMUSSEN - SP4

  • HOMETOWN:
  • paramus
  • COUNTY:
  • Bergen
  • DATE OF BIRTH:
  • November 15, 1948
  • DATE OF CASUALTY:
  • April 15, 1969
  • BRANCH OF SERVICE:
  • Army
  • RANK:
  • SP4
  • STATUS:
  • KIA
  • COUNTRY:
  • South Vietnam

Biography


Peter T. Rasmussen was born on November 15, 1948. His home of record is Paramus, NJ. He graduated from Paramus High School in 1966.

He served in the US Army and attained the rank of Specialist 4 (SP4).

Rasmussen was killed in action on April 15, 1969.

His parents, his brother and three sisters survived him.

The following is an excerpt from The Record dated Monday, January 29, 1975:

Peter Rasmussen was a draftee, young enough to have a 4-month-old baby brother. When he died April 15, 1969, of wounds he received in fighting near the Cambodian border, he was 20. He had been in the war zone three months. Before he was drafted, Rasmussen had worked for New Jersey Bell Telephone Co. He graduated from Paramus High School in 1966. Besides his brother, he was survived by his parents and three sisters.

Source: NJVVMF and The Record

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