Charlie Company, 3rd Battalion, 47th Infantry, 2nd Brigade Binh Dinh Province – June 19, 1967

Photo courtesy of Steven V. Conto of “The Final Bridge”

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.

Note: It was previosly thought that PFC St. Peters was a member of Alpha Company, 4th/47th however thanks to data from the this misconception has been corrected. August 8, 2014