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

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