|Birth: ||Jun. 25, 1947|
|Death: ||Jul. 4, 1966|
Tam Kỳ, Vietnam
US Marine Corps
K CO,3 MAR BN,9 MAR,3 MAR DIV
Location on The Wall - Panel 08E - Line 128
Chicago Tribune (IL) - July 08, 1966
TWO CHICAGO YANKS KILLED IN VIET BATTLE
The defense department identified two Chicago marines yesterday who were killed in ac-Toon recently in Viet Nam.
Lance Corp. Larasett E. Avington Jr., 19, was killed July 4 near Da Nang. Lance Corp. Avington, who joined the marine corps in October, 1964, was due to be released from duty in Viet Nam within 40 days. He had been stationed in Viet Nam more than a year. Mrs. Loretta M. Broom, 4316 S. Cicero av., said her brother had written often about coming home. He attended Kelly High school and has another sister, Mrs. Carthetta Wilson, Baton Rouge, La.
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