Michael A. Giannini

Philadelphia Memorial Panel: Panel 11
National Memorial Panel / Row: East 16 / 90
Date of Birth: 07-Jul-1943
Neighborhood: Oxford Circle
High School: Father Judge High School
Street: Roosevelt Boulevard
Branch of Service: Army
Rank: 1LT
Date of Casualty: 16-Mar-1967
Province of Casualty: Tay Ninh
Giannini was a member of the Father Judge High School Honor Society before graduating in 1961. His hobbies included skiing, swimming and football. For two years, he worked as a busboy and shop foreman while studying business administration at Temple University at night. Gianinni entered the Army in March 1965. He was a forward observer before attending Officer Candidate School. The 23-year-old first lieutenant was commander of Battery B of the 3rd Battalion, 82nd Artillery. 196th Light Infantry Brigade, in Tay Ninh Province, Vietnam, when he died on March 16, 1967. Survivors included his parents, a . brother and sister.