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PFC Barry Frank Andersen
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Birth: Oct. 14, 1946
Detroit
Wayne County
Michigan, USA
Death: Nov. 22, 1965
Quang Nam, Vietnam

Barry, the son of Frank A. Andersen and Doris M. Andersen of Harper Woods MI, enlisted in the US Marine Corps on February 24, 1965 in Detroit MI. He arrived in Vietnam assigned to Company B, 1st AMTRAC Battalion, 3d MARDIV (Rein) FMF.

While crossing the Cu De River near the Nam O Bridge an amphibious tractor lost power, and was taken under tow by another LVT. During the rescue operation the tow line broke and the crippled LVT B-36 sank in the swift moving river. All on board drowned, including PFC Andersen who was one of the two crew members of the vehicle, his remains were recovered and identified on December 16, 1965.

Casualties:

Barry Frank Andersen
Michael August Beringer
Richard Ray Bigley
John Drew Campbell
Darell Goodwin Freeman
Billy Wayne Hedge
Vilis Lisments
Moses Clark Tabor
Richard Gale Wick
 
 
Burial:
Cadillac Memorial Gardens-East
Clinton Township
Macomb County
Michigan, USA
Plot: Garden of Summit Hills, Lot 95, Space E
 
Created by: Victor Vilionis
Record added: Oct 01, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 77428225
PFC Barry Frank Andersen
Added by: Victor Vilionis
 
 
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- rw2009
 Added: Oct. 14, 2015
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- Michael
 Added: Feb. 12, 2015
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