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Sgt John Robert Beck
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Birth: Apr. 27, 1944
Death: Aug. 30, 1968
Quang Ngai, Vietnam

Sergeant, U.S. Marine Corps

John Robert Beck was born on 27 April 1944 in Goshen, NY.

On 30 August 1968, Sergeant John Robert Beck was serving with Headquarters and Maintenance Squadron 17, Marine Wing Support Group 17, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing in Quang Ngai Province, South Vietnam.

On that day, Sgt Beck was killed in action when he sustained wounds from artillery, rocket or mortar fire. His body was recovered.

Badge and Medals

Master Explosive Ordnance Disposal Badge
Purple Heart
Good Conduct Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Vietnam Service Medal
Vietnam Campaign Medal

Honors

The name John Robert Beck is located on Panel 45W Line 004 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall.

Sgt John R. Beck has Honoree Record 3438 at MilitaryHallofHonor.com.
 
 
Burial:
Long Island National Cemetery
East Farmingdale
Suffolk County
New York, USA
Plot: Section N Site 28994-A
 
Maintained by: Charles A. Lewis
Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Offi...
Record added: Mar 03, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 2614334
Sgt John Robert Beck
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Sgt John Robert Beck
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- gunner10
 Added: Jun. 15, 2015
Thank you for your lovely notes for my Uncle Buddy
- Bella
 Added: Aug. 20, 2014
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: Jul. 18, 2012
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