Michael J. Kilderry

Date of Birth: 07/15/1947
Neighborhood: Mayfair
High School: Father Judge High School
Street: Englewood St
Branch of Service: Marine Corps
Rank: LCPL
Date of Casualty: 07/06/1968
Province of Casualty: Quang Tri
Philadelphia Memorial Panel: Panel 16
Panel Row: 9

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Before enlisting in the Marine Corps, Kliderry attended Father Judge and Abraham Lincoln high schools and worked briefly as a postal clerk. He was sent to Vietnam, where the rifleman-grenadier was assigned to Cornpany of the 1st Battalion, 4th Marines. 3rd Marine Division. Kilderry was wounded in Quang Tri Province in late June 1968 during Operation Scotland II, and was evacuated to the hospital ship USS Sanctuary, where he died on July 6~ 1968, one week before his 21st birthday. He was survived by his mother, two brothers and two sisters.

Philadelphia Vietnam Veterans Memorial