|Birth: ||Jan. 20, 1947|
|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.
Panel 20W, Line 051 on the Wall
Adelina Salais Rodriguez (1922 - 1984)
Sacred Heart Cemetery
Created by: Billy M. Brown
Record added: Jun 29, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 72194279