Veterans' Memorial Project

Donald Carl Peterson

Chicago, IL

Vietnam War

College: Fine & Applied Arts

Graduation Year: Attended 1961-1963

Service Branch: Army

Rank: Specialist 5

Date of Birth: 03/18/1941

Date of Death: 11/17/1965

Mr. Peterson died after an assault landing in South Vietnam. His regular tour of Army duty overseas had ended the week before but he had signed on for another added 60 days, he had written his parents, so that he would be assured of enough money to finish college.

– taken from Web sites above and Alumni Association archives

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