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PFC Hugo Arthur Bocanegra
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Birth: Dec. 15, 1946
Whittier
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Death: Jul. 31, 1967
Hue
Thua Thien-Hue, Vietnam

PFC Bocanegra#2269989
MOS:0311 Rifleman.

Hugo was born in Mexico City,MX.His mother
brought him and his two brothers to the
United States and made their home in Whittier
in the Los Angeles area.He graduated from
Pioneer High School where he was a member
of the water polo and swimming team.
Hugo enlisted in the Marines 7 July 1967 at the
Los Angeles Recruiting Office.
When he arrived in Vietnam,Hugo was assign-
ed to Echo Company,2nd Battalion,4th Marine
Regiment, 3rd Marine Division.
While Echo Company was on a combat patrol,
Hugo stepped on a booby-trapped 105MM
round,9 kilometers south southeast of Phong
Dien,during Operation Fremont.
He died as a result of multiple fragmentation
wounds to his entire body.
Hugo was single and served his country for 1
year and 24 days.KIA#15,062.
Tour of duty date unknown.
Hugo was 20 years,7 months and 16 days old.
Survived by his mother;Evangeline M
Bocanegra of 8532 Sanger Ave,Whittier,CA.
His two brothers;PVT Manuel Bocanegra with
the US Army of Co E,3rd School Battalion,Fort
Story,VA and Roy Bocanegra with the US Navy
aboard the USS Forrestal.
His father;William Bocanegra,address unknown.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Evangelina M Bocanegra (1924 - 2013)
 
Burial:
Rose Hills Memorial Park
Whittier
Los Angeles County
California, USA
 
Created by: Tony
Record added: Oct 18, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 78688015
PFC Hugo Arthur Bocanegra
Added by: Tony
 
PFC Hugo Arthur Bocanegra
Added by: Louis Mata
 
PFC Hugo Arthur Bocanegra
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Semper Fi Marine RIP you are not forgotten
- Scott E Dodson
 Added: Dec. 29, 2013
Not forgotten.Semper Fi,
- Tony
 Added: Nov. 22, 2013

- Louis Mata
 Added: Dec. 8, 2011
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