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Lewis Benton Long
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Birth: Apr. 25, 1925
Death: Jan. 20, 1966, Vietnam

HMC LEWIS BENTON LONG
Full Name: Long, Lewis Benton
Rank: Chief Hospital Corpsman (Navy)
Grade: E7
Specialty: Not available
Hometown: Kingsburg
Home State: CA
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Protestant - No Denominational Preference
Marital Status: Married
Gender: Male
Date Of Birth: 25 Apr 1925
Tour Start Date: Not available
Casualty Date: 20 Jan 1966
Death Date: 20 Jan 1966
Age: 40
Casualty Type: Non-Hostile, Died of Other Causes
Died Of: Accidental Homicide
Ground Air Sea: Ground Casualty
Body Recovery: Recovered
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Not available
Casualty Location: Not available
Service: Navy
Enlistment Type: Regular
Years Served: 20
Major Command: 1st Mar Div
Battalion: 1st Bn
Regiment: 1st Marines
Panel: 04E
Line: 80

HMC Long was assigned to H&S Company. acting Hospital man Chief, 1st Battalion, 1st Marines, 3d MARDIV (Rein) FMF. He died in Vietnam of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

 
 
Burial:
Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery
San Diego
San Diego County
California, USA
Plot: A-E, 1664
 
Maintained by: Lester Letson
Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Offi...
Record added: Mar 04, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 3414577
Lewis Benton Long
Added by: Thomas J. Corbett
 
Lewis Benton Long
Added by: Thomas J. Corbett
 
Lewis Benton Long
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Added by: Kit and Morgan Benson
 
 
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May his sacrifice not be forgotten.
- Billy M. Brown
 Added: Jan. 3, 2013
In South VietNam in 1966
- Lester Letson
 Added: Nov. 19, 2010

- Lonnie HILLARD Wolgamott
 Added: Nov. 7, 2007
 
 
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