Edward J. Kapusta

Philadelphia Memorial Panel: Panel 16
National Memorial Panel / Row: West 5 / 42
Date of Birth: 15-Jan-1950
Neighborhood: Port Richmond
High School: Northeast Catholic High School
Street: Belgrade Sreet
Branch of Service: Army
Rank: SGT
Date of Casualty: 12-Jan-1971
Province of Casualty: Quang Ngai
Kapusta was quiet and sensitive, his mother said, and he had planned to enroll in a drug-store managementtrainee program before he was drafted. Kapusta graduated from Northeast Catholic High School in 1967 and entered the Army in January 1970. The sergeant, a scout observer assigned to Company E of the 1st Battalion, 20th Infantry, 11th Infantry Brigade, died at Chu Lai. Quang Tin Province, Vietnam, on Jan. 12, 1971, three days before his 21st birthday. He was survived by his mother, a brother and a sister.