Frederick W. Kulicke

Date of Birth: 09/23/1943
Neighborhood: East Falls
High School: William Penn Charter School
Street: The Oak Road
Branch of Service: Army
Rank: 2LT
Date of Casualty: 02/22/1969
Province of Casualty: Dinh Tuong
Philadelphia Memorial Panel: Panel 17
Panel Row: 4

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Kulicke enjoyed sailboat racing and sailing on his family's 41-foot sailboat. One of his biggest thrills came in 1964 when the Constellation. of which he was a crew member, won the America's Cup in four consecutive races. He graduated from William Penn Charter School and Union College in Schenectady, N.Y. He was a project engineer at his father's company, Kulicke & Soffa Industries, in Fort Washington, before entering the Army in March 1968. The 25-year-old second lieutenant, an assistant operations officer, died in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam, on Feb. 22, 1969. He was survived by his parents and a brother.

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