School Attended: Cathedral Grammar School, Springfield, MA School Start Date: 9/6/51 School Attended: Acushnet Avenue School, Springfield, MA School Start Date: 3/26/56 School Attended: Classical Junior High School, Springfield, MA School Start Date: 9/4/57 High School Diploma: No
Selective Service Data: SSS Local Board Number: SSS Local Board Location: SSS Registration Date: SSS Registrant Description:
Military Service Record: Entry Date: 3/7/62 Entry Mode: Enlistment Entry Location: Springfield, MA Home Of Record: Springfield, MA Military Branch: Marine Corps Military Component: Regular Rank: Lance Corporal Rank Abbrev: LCPL Pay Grade: E3 MOS: 311 MOS Title: Rifleman Awards Received: Bronze Star Medal with "V" device; Purple Heart Medal; Vietnam Service Medal; Vietnam Military Merit Medal; Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation Badges Earned: Rifle Sharpshooter Badge Length Of Service: 4 years
Southeast Asia Tour Data: Date Tour Commenced: 10/21/65 Major Command: 3rd Marine Division (Reinforced), FMF Sub Command 1: 9th Marines Sub Command 2: 1st Battalion Sub Command 3: Company B Army Campaign Number: 2nd Army Campaign Name: Defense
Casualty Data: Casualty Date: 5/12/66 Casualty Time: 1000 Co-Casualties: KIA: LCPL E. Caceres; PFC N.A. Denning; CPL J.R. Howell; LCPL R.W. Huntoon; PFC R.E. Jones; PFC R.H. Justis; HN P. Munoz, USN; PFC W.S. Perkins; PFC J.J. Schultz Jr; PFC T.R. White; SGT D.C. Young Casualty Age: 21 Casualty Data 1: Hostile Casualty Data 2: Ground Casualty Casualty Data 3: Gun, Small Arms Fire Casualty Province: Quang Nam Province Casualty Country: South Vietnam Located In Or Near: village of Hoa Tay Body: Recovered
Burial/Memorial: Burial Location: St. Michael's Cemetery, Springfield, MA Burial Plot Location: St. Leo 2253 Burial Date: 5/21/66
Consigned Funeral Home: Tazzini Funeral Home, Springfield, MA Escort Name: LCPL Tyler H. Messer, USMC Springfield 50 Casualty Order: 4th Vietnam Veterans Memorial Panel Number: 07E Line Number: 52
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