Granite monument in honor of US Army Private First Class Deane S.Van Dyke, Jr. (6/16/1944 - 4/28/1966). A resident of Delmont, Pennsylvania, PFC Van Dyke served with C Company. 2nd Battalion, 16th Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division (The Big Red 1). He was critically wounded in the Battle of Xa Cam My on 4/11/1966 and succumbed to his injuries on 4/28/1966. He is buried in nearby Twin Valley Memorial Park. On the Vietnam memorial wall in Washington, DC, Van Dyke's name can be found on Panel 7E, Line 6.
Date of Installation:
May 30, 2003
Organization Responsible for Installation:
American Legion Post 247, Delmont, PA.
Memorial War Era(s):
J.R. Ewing American Legion Post 247 64 Freeport Street Delmont, PA 15626 40 Degrees 24’ 56” North 79 Degrees 34’ 10” West Delmont is a borough located in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.
Published on June 9, 2020