Theartis Watts

Date of Birth: 10/18/1949
Neighborhood: South Philadelphia
High School: Benjamin Franklin High School
Street: Dorrance Street
Branch of Service: Marine Corps
Rank: PFC
Date of Casualty: 08/17/1968
Province of Casualty: Quang Nam
Philadelphia Memorial Panel: Panel 32
Panel Row: 5

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Watts, 18, left Benjamin Franklin High School in June 1967 to enlist in the Marine Corps. He was sent to Vietnam and assigned to Company A of the 1st Battalion, 27th Marines, 1st Marine Division. The private first class, a radioman, died while helping direct an attack against an enemy platoon in Quang Nam Province, Vietnam, on Aug

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