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PFC Joseph Carmine DeJessa
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Birth: Oct. 20, 1947
Newark
Essex County
New Jersey, USA
Death: Mar. 26, 1967
Quang Tri, Vietnam

PFC DeJessa #2206679
MOS:0311 Rifleman.

Joseph was born in Newark and was raised in
Lyndhurst where he graduated from Lyndhurst
High School in 1966.He enlisted in the US
Marines 28 June 1966 from graduating from
high school,at a Newark Recruiting Office.
He arrive din Vietnam and was assigned to
India Company,3rd Battalion,3rd Marine
Regiment,3rd Marine Division.India Company
was participating in Operation Prairie III
and were in a night defensive position when
they had hostile incoming mortar fire.Joseph
died of fragmentation wounds to the back of
the head and back.
Tour of duty unknown.
Survived by his parents,Joseph and Helen
DeJessa,his brother,Stephen and his 2 sisters,
Mary Ellen and Barbara DeJessa of 200
Copeland Ave,Lyndhurst,NJ.
 
 
Burial:
Saint Josephs Cemetery
Lyndhurst
Bergen County
New Jersey, USA
 
Maintained by: Tony
Originally Created by: Robert
Record added: Jun 14, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14605880
PFC Joseph Carmine DeJessa
Added by: Just A Beginner
 
 
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Remembered.
- Tony
 Added: Jun. 16, 2016
Thank you for your great sacrifice in preserving our country's freedoms. I will honor you in the only way that I can . . . by remembering you always. May you rest in peace.
- Charles A. Lewis
 Added: Sep. 8, 2012
Not forgotten.Semper Fi,
- Tony
 Added: Feb. 2, 2012
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