Date of Birth: 03/20/1942
High School: Thomas Edison High School
Branch of Service: Marine Corps
Date of Casualty: 02/02/1969
Province of Casualty: Quang Nam
Philadelphia Memorial Panel: Panel 32
Panel Row: 16
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The 1960 Thomas Edison High School graduate was a stock boy before enlisting in the Marines. He was sent to Vietnam in November 1968 and named a platoon sergeant in Company K of the 3rd Battalion, 5th Marines, 1st Marine Division. The 26-year-old staff sergeant died on Feb. 2, 1969, during his second tour of duty. He was survived by his wife, two daughters and parents.