John L. Saunders

Date of Birth: 09/21/1940
High School:
Branch of Service: Navy
Rank: LT
Date of Casualty: 02/23/1968
Province of Casualty: Vung Tau
Philadelphia Memorial Panel: Panel 26
Panel Row: 17

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The 27-year-old physician interned at Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia for a year before entering the Navy in July 1967. The lieutenant, a Boulder, Col., native, had attended George Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis before coming to Philadelphia. He died in Vung Tau, Vietnam, on Feb. 23, 1968.

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