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Corp David Jim Collins
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Birth: Jan. 22, 1949
West Virginia, USA
Death: Jul. 1, 1969
Trung Tin, Vietnam


mother: Mary Louise Fraley

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obituary:
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              Services Slated For Vietnam Victim

Hinton (RNS) - Funeral services for Cpl. David Jim Collins, 20, of Hinton will be at 2 p. m. Saturday in the Forest Hill Methodist Church with Rev. Earnie Barley in charge.

Burial will be in the Workman's Creek Methodist Church Cemetery.

Collins was killed July 1 in Vietnam by artillery fire.

The body is being returned to the E. M. Meadows Funeral Home in Hinton where friends may call after noon today.

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Beckley Post-Herald
Beckley, W.Va.
Thursday Morning
July 10, 1969
page 10
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David Jim Collins
Corporal
PERSONAL DATA
Home of Record: Cleveland, Ohio
Date of birth: Saturday, 01/22/1949

MILITARY DATA
Service: Army (Regular)
Grade at loss: E3
Rank: Corporal
ID No: 232769995
MOS: 11B10 Infantryman
LenSvc: Less than one year
Unit: D CO, 1ST BN, 502ND INFANTRY, 101 ABN DIV
Note: E3 at loss. Posthumous Promotion as indicated

CASUALTY DATA
Start Tour: Tuesday, 03/25/1969
Cas Date: Tuesday, 07/01/1969
Age at Loss: 20
Remains: Body recovered
Location: Quang Tin, South Vietnam
Type: Hostile, died outright
Reason: Multiple fragmentation wounds - Ground casualty

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 Parents:
  Donnie Sanders Collins (1915 - 1981)
 
 Siblings:
  Glen James Collins (1941 - 2012)*
  Janet Collins (1943 - 1944)*
  Peggy Lou Collins Carr (1947 - 2013)*
  David Jim Collins (1949 - 1969)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Workmans Creek Cemetery
Clear Creek
Raleigh County
West Virginia, USA
 
Created by: Terry Collins
Record added: Jan 22, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 64552393
Corp David Jim Collins
Added by: Terry Collins
 
 
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You and men like you, are the reason we are free today! As a spouse of a NAVY veteran I salute you sir for the sacrifices that you made!
- CindyS
 Added: Dec. 25, 2013
Will always keep you in my memory.
-Anonymous
 Added: May. 31, 2013
 
 
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