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Andrew Thomas Castelda

Specialist 4, Army

Born: April 12, 1947
Hometown: Arlington
Casualty Date: March 12, 1967
Died In: Pleiku Province, South Vietnam
Awards: Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal

Specialist Four Castelda served with Company A, 235th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. He was killed by small arms fire. Andrew attended St. Thomas Moore School, Kenmore Junior High School and graduated from Wakefield High School in 1965 where he was a member of the track team.

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