Eugene J. Martin

Date of Birth: 06/13/1925
Neighborhood: Germantown
High School:
Street: Zeralda Street
Branch of Service: Navy
Rank: BM3
Date of Casualty: 12/12/1965
Province of Casualty:
Philadelphia Memorial Panel: Panel 19
Panel Row: 5

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The career Navy man drowned in Vietnam on Dec. 12, 1965, at the age of 40, while directing a crew running an oil line from an offshore tanker to Chu Lai Beach in Quang Nam Province. The boatswain's mate third class was assigned to the West Pacific Detachment, Amphibious Construction Brigade, and was due to retire in three weeks. Martin tied taught in World War 11 and Korea. The bachelor was planning to return home to Philadelphia, where he was survived by two brothers,

Philadelphia Vietnam Veterans Memorial