MALCOLM F TASSEY

MALCOLM F TASSEY - 1LT

  • HOMETOWN:
  • rutherford
  • COUNTY:
  • Bergen
  • DATE OF BIRTH:
  • June 03, 1943
  • DATE OF CASUALTY:
  • July 02, 1967
  • BRANCH OF SERVICE:
  • Army
  • RANK:
  • 1LT
  • STATUS:
  • KIA
  • COUNTRY:
  • South Vietnam

Biography


Malcolm F. Tassey was born on June 3, 1943. His home of record is Rutherford, NJ. Malcolm had one brother, Ken.

After graduating from college, Tassey enlisted in the US Army. He entered Officers' Training School. He attained the rank of First Lieutenant (1LT).

Tassey was killed in action on July 2, 1967.

His parents, Mr. and Mrs. Claude Tassey, survived Tassey.

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

Lt. Malcolm F. Tassey, 24, was in the Army by choice. After graduating from college, he entered Officers Candidate School.

In early July 1967, Lt. Tassey, son of Mr. and Mrs. Claude Tassey, did not return from a combat patrol. He was listed missing in action.

Within a few days his family had been informed by the Army that he had been killed in battle.

Sources: Various websites, The Record, and NJVVMF.

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