Date of Birth: 03/11/1942
Neighborhood: Southwest Philadelphia
Street: S. 54th Street
Branch of Service: Marine Corps
Date of Casualty: 06/26/1965
Province of Casualty: Quang Nam
Philadelphia Memorial Panel: Panel 12
Panel Row: 5
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Grugan served in the Marine Corps for six years. The corporal was a shop maintenance and tool repairman at Camp Lejeune, N.C., before being shipped to Vietnam where he was a combat engineer with Company A of the 3rd Engineer Battalion, 3rd Marine Division. Grugan, 23, died near Da Nang, Quang Nam Province on June 26, 1965.