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PFC Michael August Beringer
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Birth: Jan. 12, 1946
Bluffton
Otter Tail County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Nov. 22, 1965
Quang Nam, Vietnam

Michael, the son of Ambrose A. Beringer and Hildegard S. Beringer, enlisted in the US Marine Corps on July 1, 1964 in Minneapolis MN. He arrived in Vietnam assigned to A Battery, 1st Battalion, 11th Marines, 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 onboard drowned, including PFC Beringer who was one of the passengers, his remains were recovered and identified on November 25, 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

 
 
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 Parents:
  Ambrose Adam Beringer (1914 - 2002)
  Hildegard Clara Wegscheid Beringer (1914 - 1958)
 
Inscription:
MN PFC US Marines Corps
 
Burial:
Saint John the Baptist Catholic Church Cemetery
Bluffton
Otter Tail County
Minnesota, USA
 
Maintained by: Victor Vilionis
Originally Created by: Marjorie
Record added: Jan 31, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 64948378
PFC Michael August Beringer
Added by: Victor Vilionis
 
PFC Michael August Beringer
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PFC Michael August Beringer
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- NicS
 Added: Jan. 31, 2015
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