Date of Birth: 10/22/1946
Street: Ridge Avenue
Branch of Service: Marine Corps
Date of Casualty: 04/30/1968
Province of Casualty: Quang Tri
Philadelphia Memorial Panel: Panel 28
Panel Row: 7
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The 21-year-old lance corporal, a member of the Girard College Class of 1965, had worked as a printer's apprentice before joining the Marine Corps in March 1966. "Although rather quiet, he is a recognized influence wherever he is," read the caption next to his yearbook picture. "Sam" Singer was a security guard, rifleman and radioman with Company L of the 3rd Battalion, 9th Marines, 3rd Marine division, in Vietnam. He died April 30, 1968, near cam Lo, Quang Tri Province. He was survived by his wife, mother, five brothers and two sisters.