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LCpl Steven Gary Bloom
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Birth: Sep. 18, 1946
Elkhart
Elkhart County
Indiana, USA
Death: Mar. 8, 1967
Quang Ngai, Vietnam

Steven, the son of Gerald O. Bloom and Mildred F. Bloom and brother of Greg F. Bloom, all of Elkhart IN enlisted in the US Marine Corps on April 15, 1966 in Indianapolis IN. He arrived in Vietham and was assigned to Company K, 3d Battalion, 7th Marines, 1st MARDIV (Rein) FMF.

During Operation DESOTO a Marine patrol moving between the hamlets of An Thuong and Vinh Phuoc in Duc Pho District, were hit by 20 rounds of enemy small arms rifle which resulted in the death of LCpl Bloom.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Gerald O Bloom (1912 - 1978)
  Mildred F. Oakes Bloom (1918 - 2012)
 
Inscription:
Indiana
L Cpl Co K 7 Mar 1 Mar Div
Vietnam PH (Purple Heart)
 
Burial:
Rice Cemetery
Elkhart
Elkhart County
Indiana, USA
Plot: Section 34, Lot 137
 
Created by: Victor Vilionis
Record added: May 21, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 70177000
LCpl Steven Gary Bloom
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LCpl Steven Gary Bloom
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LCpl Steven Gary Bloom
Added by: Victor Vilionis
 
 
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Thank you for your service to our country.
- Red
 Added: May. 2, 2014
See you at Sunset, Brother. LCPL STEVEN GARY BLOOM is honored on Panel 16E, Line 39 on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, (The Wall.)
- Sgt. Mike, USMC 1/9 Viet Nam
 Added: Jul. 25, 2012
Thank you for your great sacrifice in preserving our country's freedoms. I will honor you in the only way that I can . . . by remembering you always. May you rest in peace.
- Charles A. Lewis
 Added: Jul. 21, 2012
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