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LCpl Francis Michael "Frank" Palma
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Birth: May 28, 1941
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Apr. 30, 1967
Quang Tri, Vietnam

LCpl Palma#2220373
MOS:0311 Rifleman.

Frank was born in Baltimore,MD.The Palma
family moved to Philadelphia,where Frank
grew up and attended Bishop Neuman High
School.
Frank was working for a center city mail order
firm when he received his draft notice from the Philadelphia Local Draft Board #120.Frank was
drafted into the Marines 4 March 1966.
Upon arriving in Vietnam Frank was assigned
to Mike Company,3rd Battalion,3rd Marine
Regiment,3rd Marine Division,where he was
the Radioman for the platoon he was with.
Frank died of a gunshot wound penetrating his
left side from enemy rife fire,when Mike
Company led the assault on Hill 881S.
Frank was married and served his country for
1 year,1 month and 26 days.KIA#11,714.
Tour of duty date unknown.
Frank was 25 years,11 months and 2 days old.
"Frank was a hero long before Vietnam,"said
his wife.Everyone's life he touched was a
little happier.When he died,his hopes and
dreams vanished and so did mine."
Survived by his widow;Jo-Ann Palma of 1339
Reed St,Philadelphia,PA.
His step-father and mother;Mr & Mrs Louis
Palma,his sister;Raffaela and his brother;
(name unknown)of 808 S 7th St,Philadelphia.

His natural father;Ralph Palma was deceased.
 
 
Burial:
Holy Cross Cemetery
Yeadon
Delaware County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Tony
Record added: Dec 02, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 121108366
LCpl Francis Michael Frank Palma
Added by: Tony
 
LCpl Francis Michael Frank Palma
Added by: Tony
 
LCpl Francis Michael Frank Palma
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Added by: CHRISTINA GEORGE
 
 
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Not forgotten.Semper Fi,
- Tony
 Added: Dec. 2, 2013
 
 
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