|Birth: ||Aug. 28, 1945|
|Death: ||May 5, 1967|
Quang Tri, Vietnam
Richard graduated with the Durfee High School Class of 1965.He was one of the best liked guys in his neighborhood.
He enlisted in the Marines 30 December 1965 in Boston,MA. Richard was in the Marine Reserves,before going into active duty.
He arrived in Vietnam 9 August 1966 and was assigned to 1st Platoon,Echo Company,2nd Battalion,3rd Marine Regiment,3rd Marine Division.
LCpl Almeida died of of gunshot wound to his left arm and shoulder exiting his left axilla, during an NVA night attack,at Hill 881N,about 8 kilometers west northwest of Khe Sanh Airfield,in the vicinity of Huong Hoa District, Operation Beacon Star.
Richard was single and served his country for 1 year,4 months and 3 days.KIA#11,831.
He had been in Vietnam for 8 months and 24 days.
Richard was 21 years,8 months and 5 days old.
Survived by his parents;Alphonse & Mary(step-
mother)Almeida,of 43 Stewart St,Fall River,
Notre Dame Cemetery
Plot: Grave: #1770
Created by: Tony
Record added: Apr 24, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 89081911
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Not forgotten.Semper Fi,|
Added: Apr. 24, 2012