School Attended: Homer Street School, Springfield, MA School Start Date: 9/8/37 School Attended: Buckingham Junior High School, Springfield, MA School Start Date: 9/6/44 School Attended: Technical High School, Springfield, MA School Start Date: 9/3/47 High School Diploma: Yes Diploma Year: 1950 College Name: Springfield College, Springfield, MA Degree Major: Physical Education Degree Year: 1954
Selective Service Data: SSS Local Board Number: 14 SSS Local Board Location: Springfield, MA SSS Registrant Description: 6' 1"/180 pounds/red hair/blue eyes
Military Service Record: Entry Date: 5/15/52 Entry Mode: Enlistment Entry Location: Boston, MA Home Of Record: Springfield, MA Military Branch: Marine Corps Military Component: Regular Rank: Major Rank Abbrev: MAJ Pay Grade: O4 MOS: 802 MOS Title: Field Artillery Officer Awards Received: Bronze Star Medal with "V" device; Purple Heart Medal; National Defense Service Medal; Vietnam Service Medal with one Bronze Service Star; Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal Length Of Service: 16 years
Southeast Asia Tour Data: Date Tour Commenced: 5/8/68 Major Command: 1st Marine Division Sub Command 1: 13th Marines Sub Command 2: 1st Battalion Sub Command 3: Headquarters Battery Army Campaign Number: 7th Army Campaign Name: Counteroffensive, Phase IV
Casualty Data: Casualty Date: 5/28/68 Casualty Time: 1000 Casualty Age: 35 Casualty Data 1: Hostile Casualty Data 2: Ground Casualty Casualty Data 3: Other Explosive Device Casualty Province: Quang Nam Province Casualty Country: South Vietnam Body: Recovered
Burial/Memorial: Burial Location: Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA Burial Plot Location: Section 30, Grave#1778-LH Burial Date: 6/17/68 (Patricia L. Green was co-interred in April 1996)
Consigned Funeral Home: Superintendent, Arlington National Cemetery Escort Name: MAJ Robert O. Merritt, USMC Springfield 50 Casualty Order: 23rd Vietnam Veterans Memorial Panel Number: 64W Line Number: 9
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