PFC John St. Peters of Brighton,
Illinois,was one of 47 brave troopers who gave the ultimate sacrifice on June 19, 1967 in a large battle with Viet Cong forces near Ap Bac Village in the
Mekong Delta. 250 VC fighters also perished that day.
Photo courtesy of Steven V. Conto of "The Final Bridge"
Note: It was previosly thought
that PFC St. Peters was a member of Alpha Company, 4th/47th however thanks to data from the www.virtualwall.orgthis misconception has been corrected. August 8, 2014