|Birth: ||Feb. 6, 1947|
|Death: ||Sep. 7, 1967|
Quang Tri, Vietnam
US Marine LCPL Tony Lee Van White, Vietnam Veteran, Native of Gastonia, NC.
US Marine Lance Corporal Tony Lee Van White was a casualty of the Vietnam War. As a member of the Marine Corps, LCPL White served our country until September 7th, 1967 in Quang Tri, South Vietnam. He was 20 years old and was married. It was reported that Tony died from small arms fire or grenade. His body was recovered. Tony was born on February 26th, 1947 in Gastonia, North Carolina. LCPL White is on panel 26E, line 033 of the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington D.C. He served our country for one year.
He was the husband of Mrs Mary Rita Sprott White Turlington, who is the daughter to William Gilbert and Alice T. Rimmer Sprott. They had a son born 26 Oct 1966 named Gary White.
He served with Kilo Company, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marines, 3rd Marine Division, 3rd MAF.
He was awarded The Combat Action Ribbon(CAR), The Purple Heart Medal for his combat related wounds with One Gold Star, The Vietnam Service Medal, The Republic of Vietnam Campaign Service Medal, The National Defense Service Medal.
Mary Rita Sprott Turlington (1947 - 2009)
Olney Presbyterian Church Cemetery
North Carolina, USA
Created by: Tom Reece
Record added: Feb 06, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 17830253
Freedom isn't Free, some paid for it|
Added: Nov. 23, 2009
"The true Marine fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him."|
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Semper Fi Marine,Vietnam|
Added: Jun. 22, 2007