JOHN J PALL

JOHN J PALL - PFC

  • HOMETOWN:
  • montvale
  • COUNTY:
  • Bergen
  • DATE OF BIRTH:
  • January 05, 1944
  • DATE OF CASUALTY:
  • April 02, 1968
  • BRANCH OF SERVICE:
  • Army
  • RANK:
  • PFC
  • STATUS:
  • KIA
  • COUNTRY:
  • South Vietnam

Biography


John J. Pall was born on January 5, 1944. His home of record is Montvale, NJ.

He served in the US Army and attained the rank of Private First Class (PFC).

Pall was killed in action on April 2, 1968 in Binh Duong, Vietnam.

Pall was survived by his wife, Barbara. He is buried in George Washington Cemetery in Paramus, NJ. The former Thames Park was renamed John Pall Park.

The following is an excerpt for The Record, dated Monday, January 29, 1973:

Barbara Pall looked forward to the letters she received regularly from her husband, Army Pfc. John J. Pall, in Vietnam. In one letter he wrote: "We've been hit very hard, but so far we've been lucky." Usually this letters were a comfort to the Bergenfield wife and mother-to-be. That letter was not. It had been preceded by a telegram informing her that Pfc. Pall, 23, had died from metal fragment wounds received in combat in April 1968. "He didn't grumble or groan. He wanted to make the best of it and do his job well," said Pall's mother-in-law, Mrs. Carolyn Weeks. "It may sounds corny, but he was very patriotic."

Sources: Newspaper clippings and NJVVMF.

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