Joseph T. McCreight

Date of Birth: 09/06/1937
Neighborhood: Germantown
High School: Germantown High School
Branch of Service: Marine Corps
Rank: SGT
Date of Casualty: 12/19/1966
Province of Casualty: Quang Nam
Philadelphia Memorial Panel: Panel 19
Panel Row: 13

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McCreight attended Germantown High School in the early 1950s before beginning a career in the Marine Corps. The 29-year-old gunnery sergeant was a combat engineer with Company D of the 7th Engineer Battalion in Vietnam. He was wounded during heavy fighting on Dec. 19, 1966, in Da Nang, and died aboard the hospital ship USS Repose. Survivors include his wife.

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