Van J. Joyce

Date of Birth: 04/30/1946
High School:
Branch of Service: Army
Rank: 1LT
Date of Casualty: 03/12/1971
Province of Casualty:
Philadelphia Memorial Panel: Panel 16
Panel Row: 2

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First lieutenant Joyce entered the Army in January 1968, after studying at the University of Hawaii in Honolulu. The pilot, who flew both helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft, was assigned to Troop C of the 1st Squadron, 9th Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile) He died in Vietnam on May 7, 1970, at the age of 24.

Philadelphia Vietnam Veterans Memorial