Name: Paul Edward Maleszewski
Rank: Corporal / Specialist Four
Pay Grade: E4
Home of Record: Pensacola, FL
Birth Date: January 23, 1948
Religion: Church of Christ
Death Date: November 7, 1968
Cause of Death: "ground casualty gun, small arms fire hostile"; wounds
Died in Dinh Tuong at age 20
The body was recovered.
I am his half brother. I didn't get to know him very well. We grew up in the same town, but he had a different mother than I did. If you know any of his friends or anything more about how he died, I'd appreciate knowing it. He was a big high school football star and very popular in our community. I heard he opened the gate on a hooch and it blew up. Reads like he got shot. I believe he had a couple of metals - he was brave and honorable. I am proud of him and his service.
Miss you, brother. Would have liked to have known you better.