Date of Birth: 12/25/1937
High School: Southeast Catholic High School
Street: S. Taney Street
Branch of Service: Marine Corps
Date of Casualty: 12/12/1971
Province of Casualty:
Philadelphia Memorial Panel: Panel 21
Panel Row: 15
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The career Marine Corps non-commissioned officer, nicknamed "B.J." by his Marine buddies, was a photo interpreter in Vietnam. He was assigned to an intelligence unit in Saigon during his second tour of duty, and died in Cambodia during his third tour on Dec. 12, 1971. The 33-year-old master sergeant was a 1955 graduate of Southeast Catholic High School and enjoyed swimming and scuba diving. Survivors include his wife, two daughters, his mother, a brother and a sister.