John P. Morgan

Date of Birth: 11/06/1950
Neighborhood: Schuylkill
High School: Bishop Neumann High School
Street: S. Taney Street
Branch of Service: Marine Corps
Rank: CPL
Date of Casualty: 08/24/1970
Province of Casualty: Quang Nam
Philadelphia Memorial Panel: Panel 21
Panel Row: 17

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Morgan attended Bishop Neumann High School, and joined the Marine Corps on his 17th birthday. He arrived in Da Nang, Vietnam, exactly two years later. The 19-year-old corporal was an administrative specialist in Company D of the 7th Engineer Battalion. Morgan died at the Yokosuka (Japan) Naval Base Hospital on Aug. 24, 1970, as a result of wounds suffered in Quang Nam Province, Vietnam. Survivors included his parents and a sister.

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