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Sgt John Barelas Cordova
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Birth: Aug. 29, 1932
Houston
Harris County
Texas, USA
Death: Dec. 9, 1965
Trung Tin, Vietnam

SSgt Cordova#1206694
MOS:0369 Infantry Unit Leader
John was born in Sinton,TX,before moving to Houston.
He enlisted in the Marines during 1951 and served in Korea,during the Korean War.
John was stationed in Honshu,Japan,when he re-enlisted in the Marines 24 August 1962,in Atsugi Kanagawe.
Upon arriving in Vietnam he was assigned to H&S Company,3rd Battalion,3rd Marine Regiment,3rd Marine Division.
SSgt Cordova died of fragmentation wounds to his upper extremities and neck from mortar fire,during Operation Harvest Moon in the Phauc Valley,vicinity of Vinh Huy(1)and Chu Lai.
SSgt Cordova served his country for 14 years.
Survived by his wife;Bertha Jane Garza
Cordova,a daughter;Judy and 3 sons;Joseph,
James and Jon,of 706 Slayer St, Houston,TX.
A sister;Martina C Ybarra,of 4721 Beggs St,Houston,TX. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Bertha Jane Garza Cordova (1932 - 2010)
 
Inscription:
TEXAS S SGT US MARINE CORPS KOREA VIETNAM PH
 
Burial:
Brookside Memorial Park
Houston
Harris County
Texas, USA
Plot: Lakeview 25,Lot 630,Space 5
 
Created by: Tony
Record added: Nov 15, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 80515390
Sgt John Barelas Cordova
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Sgt John Barelas Cordova
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Semper Fi
- Sincerely Yours
 Added: Dec. 9, 2014

- KAREN LOVY
 Added: Jan. 23, 2013
Remembered.Semper Fi,
- Tony
 Added: Jan. 15, 2013
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