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LCpl Richard Ray Bigley
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Birth: Dec. 17, 1945
Douglas County
Nebraska, USA
Death: Nov. 22, 1965
Tam Kỳ, Vietnam

Richard, the son of Evangeline J. Miller, brother of Clarence L. Bigley Jr. of Omaha NE, and the son of Clarence L. Bigley Sr., enlisted in the US Marine Corps on November 14, 1963 in Omaha NE. He arrived in Vietnam assigned to Company D, 1st Battalion, 3d 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 on board drowned, including LCpl Bigley who had been a passenger on board, his remains were recovered and identified on December 16, 1965.


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
Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery
Douglas County
Nebraska, USA
Plot: Section E, Lot 448, Space 2
Created by: Victor Vilionis
Record added: Oct 01, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 77428892
LCpl Richard Ray Bigley
Added by: Victor Vilionis
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