On January 23, 2013, George Toriello sent me this information on John Coyle.  George Toriello said he gathered the information from two web sites, “The Wall – USA” and “The Virtual Wall”.   

(Specialist fourth class)

Born 1/3/46, tour in Vietnam started 9/15/66, killed in action 3/29/67.
(Note: John was drafted)

~US Army~
HHC (Headquarters and Headquarters Company)
3rd Battalion
12th Infantry Regiment
4th Infantry Division

Combat Infantry Badge
Purple Heart Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Vietnam Service Medal
Vietnam Campaign Medal

Memorial from a veteran who served with John: Click Here


Click here to view 4th Infantry Division Patch
Click here to view 12th Infantry Regiment Patch
Click here to view Infantry Badge

Click here to view the Vietnam War Plaque in Hackensack Municipal Building

Background image of Bu Dop 1967 - 1st Infantry Division Reconnaissance Patrol at Du Dop obtained from: