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Paul Green

Personal Data:

Birth Date:  10/24/32
Birth Place:  Springfield, MA
Race:  Caucasian
Religion:  Protestant
U.S. Citizen:  Yes
Father's Name:  William V. Green
Mother's Name:  Edith A. (Irvine) Green
Sibling Names:  Vernon Green; Ken Green; Donald Green; Dick Green
Marital Status:  Married
Wife's Name:  Patricia L. (unknown) Green     
Offspring Names:  John A. Green; Robert B. Green   
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 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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