Sherman L. Walters

Date of Birth: 11/03/1949
Neighborhood: Germantown
High School: William Penn High School
Street: E. Price Street
Branch of Service: Marine Corps
Rank: LCPL
Date of Casualty: 08/18/1968
Province of Casualty: Thua Thien
Philadelphia Memorial Panel: Panel 31
Panel Row: 14

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Walters joined the Marine Corps in December 1966 after leaving William Penn High School. He was sent to Vietnam in March 1968 and assigned to the Mortar Battery of the 1st Battalion, 13th Marines, Walters died aboard the hospital ship USS Sanctuary off Vietnam on Aug. 18, 1968. The lance corporal was 18 years old. Survivors included his mother.

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