Edwin J. MacNamara

Date of Birth: 07/18/1928
Neighborhood: Mayfair
High School: Frankford High School
Street: Cottman Ave.
Branch of Service: Army
Rank: MAJ
Date of Casualty: 07/03/1966
Province of Casualty: unknown
Philadelphia Memorial Panel: Panel 18
Panel Row: 18

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The Frankford High School graduate went on to La Salle College, followed by four years in the Air Force, four years at Pennsylvania State University and then a career in the Army. The 37-year-old major joined the Special Forces in 1960. He served in Korea and Germany before going to Vietnam. MacNamara died on July 3, 1966. He was survived by his wife, four sons, a daughter, his parents, a brother and three sisters

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