|Birth: ||Sep. 25, 1950|
|Death: ||Feb. 21, 1970|
Quang Nam, Vietnam
The son of Victor W. Badway Sr and Mary A. Badway of Wichita KS, Victor Jr enlisted in the US Marine Corps on January 24, 1969. He arrived in Vietnam and was assigned for duty with Company L, 3d Battalion, 3d Marines on August 13, 1969, and shortly thereafter he was re assigned for duty with Company L, 3d Battalion, 7th Marines, 1st MARDIV (Rein) FMF.
While in his Company defensive position LCpl Badway was wounded by incoming enemy sniper fire. Evacuated to NSA Station Hospital in Da Nang he died of his wounds as a result of the hostile small arms fire.
LCpl Badway Jr. received a posthumous award of the Bronze Star Medal with combat "V" "For heroic achievement with combat operations ...on 17 September 1969., while serving as a Rifleman with Company L, 3d Battalion, 3d Marines, 3d MARDIV (Rein) FMF" .....
Sunset Lawns Cemetery
Created by: Victor Vilionis
Record added: Apr 17, 2011
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