Freddie Brookins

Date of Birth: 02/20/1948
Neighborhood: Overbrook
High School: Overbrook High School
Branch of Service: Marine Corps
Rank: LCPL
Date of Casualty: 03/06/1968
Province of Casualty:
Philadelphia Memorial Panel: Panel 4
Panel Row: 2

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Brookins won several trophies while on the Overbrook High School track team. He en-. listed in the Marine Corps in March 1967 and was shipped to Vietnam in October. Brookins was assigned to Company M of the 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marines, 3rd Marine Division. The 20-year-old lance corporal, a rifleman, fire team leader and grenader, was killed near Con Thien on March 6, 1968. He was survived by his parents

Philadelphia Vietnam Veterans Memorial