KENNETH J KOCH

KENNETH J KOCH - SP5

  • HOMETOWN:
  • jersey city
  • COUNTY:
  • Hudson
  • DATE OF BIRTH:
  • January 18, 1949
  • DATE OF CASUALTY:
  • October 03, 1970
  • BRANCH OF SERVICE:
  • Army
  • RANK:
  • SP5
  • STATUS:
  • KIA
  • COUNTRY:
  • South Vietnam

Biography


Kenneth J. Koch was born on January 18, 1949.  His home of record is Jersey City, NJ.  He had one brother, Charles.  Kenneth graduated from Dickinson High School in 1968.

He entered the US Army and attained the rank of Specialist 5 (SP5).  His tour of duty began on March 28, 1969.

On October 3, 1970, at the age of 21, Koch died of wounds received during a hostile attack when his helicopter crashed. He is buried at Brookside Cemetery in Shortsville, NJ.

Sources: Various websites and NJVVMF, Photo from VVMF.

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