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PFC Reynaldo Salais Rodriguez
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Birth: Jan. 20, 1947
Kenedy
Karnes County
Texas, USA
Death: Jul. 26, 1969
Quang Nam, Vietnam

From Texas Birth Records.

Father's Name: Satarino Rodriguez
Mother's Name: Adelina Salais

Enlisted in USMC from Snyder, Texas, In Vietnam was assigned to H Company, 2nd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division as a rifleman.

Below is cited at www.virtualwall.org. Used with permission.

In late July 1969 the 2/1 Marines were conducting a search-and destroy mission around Hill 845 (Nui Mat Rang). The 2/1 Command Chronology records that the 3rd Platoon, Hotel 2/1 lost 7 men on 26 July - one at 0950, and 6 in an ambush at 1430. It is believed that Reynaldo was among those killed in the ambush

The seven men were
HM3 Michael J. Caprio, Vestal, NY (Corpsman, H&S with Hotel 2/1);
Cpl George H. Clifford, Grand Rapids, MI;
Cpl Fred J. McClain, Jacksonville, FL;
Pfc Larry G. Belden, Esbon, KS;
Pfc Donald E. Fletcher, Mount Airy, NC;
LCpl Michael C. Nielsen, Beloit, WI; and
Pfc Reynaldo S. Rodriguez, Snyder, TX.

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  Adelina Salais Rodriguez (1922 - 1984)
 
Burial:
Sacred Heart Cemetery
Kenedy
Karnes County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Billy M. Brown
Record added: Jun 29, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 72194279
PFC Reynaldo Salais Rodriguez
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Not forgotten.Semper Fi,
- Tony
 Added: Jan. 28, 2014
Semper Fi, my Brother. Rest.
- Jeanne
 Added: Jul. 21, 2013

- Neil B (John 3:16)
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