Date of Birth: 01/11/1949
Neighborhood: Parkwood Manor
High School: Abraham Lincoln High School
Street: Birch Road
Branch of Service: Army
Date of Casualty: 05/06/1968
Province of Casualty:
Philadelphia Memorial Panel: Panel 20
Panel Row: 1
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The 1967 Lincoln High School graduate worked as an apprentice in an auto body and fender repair shop before enlisting in the Army three months after graduation. “Whitey” McGinty was a rifleman in
Vietnam, where he was assigned to Company B of the 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry, and 173rd Airborne Brigade. McGinty died on May 6, 1968. The 19-year-old private first class was survived by his parents, two brothers and a sister.