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LCpl Sam Cherman
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Birth: Jul. 29, 1964
Death: Dec. 4, 1983

US Marine Corps
Peace Keeping Mission in Lebanon

served his country from:
Military start: 29 Jul 1982
Military discharge: 4 Dec 1983

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Below courtesy of WMF -
Karl & Lisa Wittstruck (#47719553)
Julie Fasano - family - Together We Served
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A member of the Multinational Peacekeeping Force, Beirut Lebanon 1982 & 1983. Grenada 1983. Killed in Action on December 4, 1983 in Beirut, Lebanon. Sam and the other members of the squad were positioned on the outskirts of the Beirut International Airport on a small rooftop. They were involved in a firefight that lasted for hours. Their position sustained a direct hit by a 120 mm rocket. Sam and 7 other members of his squad were killed.

The American servicemen that lost their lives that day:

Biddle, Shannon D. USMC CPL . Valley Head, AL
Cherman, Sam USMC CPL . Queens, NY
Cox, Manuel A. USMC SGT Union City, NJ
Daugherty, David L. USMC CPL Eastlake,OH
Evans, Thomas A USMC CPL Conrad, MT
Hattaway, Jeffrey T USMC PFC Pensacola, FL
Kraft, Todd A USMC CPL Devils Lake, ND
Lange, Mark A USN LT Fraser, MI
Perkins, Marvin H. USMC Franklin, TN

~ Cpl. Karl Wittstruck

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Inscription:
LCPL
US MARINE CORPS
LEBANON

PH
 
Burial:
Long Island National Cemetery
Farmingdale
Suffolk County
New York, USA
Plot: Z, 1627
 
Maintained by: Pennsylvania Lady
Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Offi...
Record added: Mar 03, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 2635984
LCpl Sam Cherman
Added by: WMF - Karl & Lisa Wittstruck
 
LCpl Sam Cherman
Added by: WMF - Karl & Lisa Wittstruck
 
LCpl Sam Cherman
Added by: WMF - Karl & Lisa Wittstruck
 
 
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Rest in Peace...
- GRP
 Added: Oct. 23, 2013

- Cpl. Karl Wittstruck
 Added: Oct. 12, 2013

- The Jeans
 Added: Jun. 11, 2011
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