Date of Birth: 10/14/1946
Neighborhood: South Philadelphia
High School: Bishop Neumann High School
Street: S. 9th Street
Branch of Service: Army
Date of Casualty: 10/17/1967
Province of Casualty: Binh Long
Philadelphia Memorial Panel: Panel 9
Panel Row: 14
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"Butch" Familiare left Bishop Neumann High School after his sophomore year and worked in Atlantic City at the Club 500, among other places, before enlisting in the Army in 1966. He served as an assistant gunner with Cornpany A of the 2nd Battalion, 28th Infantry, 1st Infantry Division, after arriving in Vietnam in August 1967. FTC died about 20 miles south of Saigon on Oct. 17, 1967 the day after his 21st birthday. The private first class was survived by his mother, a brother and three sisters.