Joseph E. Sweeney

Date of Birth: 08/25/1949
Neighborhood: Lawndale
High School: Northeast High School
Street: Levick Street
Branch of Service: Army
Rank: CPL
Date of Casualty: 05/29/1971
Province of Casualty: Binh Dinh
Philadelphia Memorial Panel: Panel 30
Panel Row: 4

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Sweeney attended Northeast High School, where he was an avid follower of sports, before entering the Army in August 1970. The 21-year-old corporal, a ranger with Company N (Rangers), 75th Infantry, 173rd Airborne Brigade, died in Vietnam on May 29, 1971. He was survived by his parents, two brothers and a sister.

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