Patrick J. Breslin

Philadelphia Memorial Panel: Panel 3
National Memorial Panel / Row: West 2 / 42
Date of Birth: 11-Sep-1952
Neighborhood: E. Rockhill Township
High School: Pennridge High School
Street: Three Mile Road
Branch of Service: Army
Rank: SP4
Date of Casualty: 18-Oct-1971
Province of Casualty: South China Sea
Breslin graduated from Pennridge High School, Perkasie, Bucks County, in 1970 and entered the Army that fall. He was ordered to Vietnam in May 1971 and assigned to the 176th Assault Helicopter Company of the 23rd Aviation Division. The specialist four, a helicopter crew, chief ,and door gunner. died on Oct. 18, 1971, when his aircraft was hit and crashed in the South China Sea. He was 19 years old. Breslin was survived by his parents and a sister.