Arthur D. Moscrip

Date of Birth: 05/22/1943
High School: Swarthmore High School
Street: Swarthmore
Branch of Service: Navy
Rank: LTJG
Date of Casualty: 09/13/1968
Province of Casualty: Quang Nam
Philadelphia Memorial Panel: Panel 22
Panel Row: 2

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Moscrip, the commander of a Seabee unit attached to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion One, was killed on Sept. 13, 1968, during his second tour in Vietnam when the jeep in which be was riding struck a land mine just south of Marble Mountain, Da Nang, Quang Nam Province. The 25-year-old lieutenant junior grade was a graduate of Swarthmore High School and Lafayette College, where be played lacrosse. He enlisted in 1966. A camp in Puerto Rico was renamed Camp Moscnip in his honor, and a scholarship fund established in his name at Lafayette College. Survivors included his parents and a sister.

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