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PFC Francisco Javier Borrego-Ruiz
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Birth: Dec. 5, 1948
San Carlos
Sonora, Mexico
Death: Apr. 6, 1970
Tam Kỳ, Vietnam

Francisco, the son of Enrique Borrego and Martina Borrego of Harlingen TX, and survived by his dear brother Lupe Borrego-Ruiz and sister-in-law Nena Borrego-Ruiz. He enlisted in the US Marine Corps on February 26, 1969 in San Antonio TX. He arrived in Vietnam on September 19 and was assigned to Company C, 1st Battalion, 7th Marines, 1st MARDIV (Rein) FMF.

While in their day time defensive position near the Xuan My village complex in Que Son District the Marines were fired upon with small arms and RPG's (Rocket Propelled Grenades) resulting in PFC Borrego-Ruiz being killed by the hostile rifle fire.
 
 
Burial:
Restlawn Memorial Park
La Feria
Cameron County
Texas, USA
Plot: Section A, Lot 68 B, Space 3
 
Created by: Victor Vilionis
Record added: May 19, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 70069347
PFC Francisco Javier Borrego-Ruiz
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PFC Francisco Javier Borrego-Ruiz
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Seper Fi Marine RIP you are not forgotten
- Scott E Dodson
 Added: Jan. 3, 2014
Forget Me Not Flowers left in memory of Pfc Borrego-Ruiz. Not forgotten.Semper Fi,
- Tony
 Added: Nov. 3, 2011
His name is on the Wall at Panel 12W Line 099. May his sacrifice not be forgotten.
- Billy M. Brown
 Added: Sep. 27, 2011
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