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PFC Charles Martin Bear
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Birth: Jun. 9, 1947
Culver City
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Death: Jun. 11, 1969
Quang Nam, Vietnam

Charles, the son of Charles M. Bear and Helen Bear of Culver City CA, the husband of Patricia A. Bear, and the father of Kimberly D. Bear of Newport OR, enlisted in the US Marine Corps on September 16, 1968 in Portland OR. He arrived in Vietnam on March 19 1969, and was assigned to Company M, 3d Battalion, 7th Marines, 1st MARDIV (Rein) FMF.

On patrol near the hamlet of Loc Binh in Dai Loc District PFC Bear tripped and detonated an AP (Anti-Personnel) device causing an explosion resulting in his death by the blast and shrapnel.

 
 
Burial:
Eureka Cemetery and Mausoleum
Newport
Lincoln County
Oregon, USA
Plot: 6th Addition, Section 201, Lot 3
 
Created by: Victor Vilionis
Record added: May 16, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 69914484
PFC Charles Martin Bear
Added by: Alan Eugene Koch
 
 
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Angel Day Blessings
- wings214
 Added: Jun. 12, 2014

- wings214
 Added: Jun. 9, 2014
Remembering you and your family today. Thank you for your service and your sacrifice. May you rest in peace.
- A Marine's Daughter & Army Mom
 Added: May. 8, 2014
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