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LCpl James Arthur Acosta, Jr
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Birth: Oct. 14, 1946
Louisiana, USA
Death: Jul. 15, 1968
Tam Kỳ, Vietnam

James enlisted in the Marines May 3, 1965 at the Marine Recruiting Office in New Orleans.

He died as a result of a knife wound to the body while fighting with an enemy soldier.

Survived by his parents; James A & Marguerite Acosta Sr, an uncle-Lester J Arnounlt and avery close friend-Sharon Valentine.

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

PERSONAL DATA
Home of Record: New Orleans, LA
Date of birth: 10/14/1946

MILITARY DATA
Service: United States Marine Corps
Grade at loss: E3
Rank: Lance Corporal
ID No: 2143988
MOS: 0311: RIFLEMAN
Length Service: 03
Unit: 2ND PLT, L CO, 3RD BN, 27TH MARINES, 1ST MARDIV, III MAF

CASUALTY DATA
Start Tour: 04/29/1968
Incident Date: 07/15/1968
Casualty Date: 07/15/1968
Age at Loss: 21
Location: Quang Nam Province, South Vietnam
Remains: Body recovered
Casualty Type: Hostile, died of wounds
Casualty Reason: Ground casualty
Casualty Detail: Other causes (undefined)

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Burial:
Saint Vincent De Paul Cemetery #2 (Soniat St)
New Orleans
Orleans Parish
Louisiana, USA
 
Created by: Billy M. Brown
Record added: Mar 22, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 87223321
LCpl James Arthur Acosta, Jr
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