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PFC Alfredo Castanon
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Birth: May 31, 1945
Cameron
Milam County
Texas, USA
Death: Sep. 24, 1966
Quang Nam, Vietnam

Pfc Castanon#2142513
MOS:0311 Rifleman
Alfredo graduated from West Oso High School,
where he was member of the high school band and was a Caller-Times newspaper carrier in the Molina Addision for several years.
Alfredo enlisted in the Marines 12 August 1965 in San Antonio,TX.
Alfredo arrived in Vietnam sometime during January 1966,where he was assigned to Delta
Company,1st Battalion,1st Marine Regiment,
1st Marine Division.
He died of a gunshot wound penetrating his
upper left chest,while on a combat patrol in
the vicinity of Da Nang,3 kilometers northeast of Dien Bau Village.
Alfredo was single and served his country for 1 year.He had been in Vietnam for about 9 months.
Survived by his parents;Eulalio & Maria De Jesus Moncillo Castanon Sr,and 3 sisters;
Mary,Dorothy and Rosa Linda,and 3 brothers;
Roberto,of 4345 Barrera,Corpus Christi,Texas;
Manuel Castanon serving in the Marine Reserves;Eulalio Castanon Jr with the Marines in Japan.

 
 
Burial:
Rose Hill Memorial Park
Corpus Christi
Nueces County
Texas, USA
 
Maintained by: Tony
Originally Created by: af
Record added: Sep 14, 2010
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PFC Alfredo Castanon
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- James Straub
 Added: Mar. 24, 2015
Private First Class D CO, 1ST BN, 1ST MARINES, 1ST MARDIV, III MAF United States Marine Corps Vietnam War.
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 Added: Oct. 12, 2014
Purple Heart Awarded for wounds or death as result of an act of any opposing armed force, as a result of an international terrorist attack or as a result of military operations while serving as part of a peacekeeping force. The oldest of our military awar...(Read more)
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