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LCpl Guadalupe Masias Alvarez
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Birth: Apr. 30, 1945
Donna
Hidalgo County
Texas, USA
Death: Sep. 9, 1967
Quang Tri, Vietnam

LCpl Alvarez#2184108

US Marine Corps
Vietnam Veteran

D CO, 11TH ENG BN, 3RD MARDIV
3531 Motor Vehicle Operator

Location on The Wall - Panel 26E Line 040


9 Sept 1967: At 0945H, "D" Company's sweep team was ambushed on Route 1, YD215725 by small arms, mortar, and hand grenades. This action resulted in 3 KIAs and 7 WIAs to the sweep team plus 1 KIA and 3 WIAs on the Army's supporting truck mounted quad 50 machine gun.

The other three men who were killed were:

D Co, 11th Eng Bn
PFC Joseph B Sumpter
LCpl John R Vanderzicht


G Btry, 65th Artillery, US Army
Sgt James L Tweed

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***Sources the above include:
1. www.Ancestry.com
2. Leatherneck Magazine
3. The National Archives
4. Together We Served (http://marines.togetherweserved.com/)
5. The Virtual Wall (www.virtualwall.org)
used with permission
6. The Wall (http://thewall-usa.com/)

Plus a variety of volunteers and people interested in preserving the memory of these men and women.
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Benito Garcia Alvarez (1889 - 1968)
  Luisa Vargas Alvarez (1905 - 1993)
 
Burial:
Donna City Cemetery
Donna
Hidalgo County
Texas, USA
 
Maintained by: Tony
Originally Created by: Pennsylvania Lady
Record added: Feb 12, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 65541358
LCpl Guadalupe Masias Alvarez
Added by: Sue Stevenson
 
LCpl Guadalupe Masias Alvarez
Added by: Sue Stevenson
 
 
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- the Jeans
 Added: Jun. 27, 2014
Remembered.Semper Fi,Tony
- Tony
 Added: Nov. 7, 2013

- Eddieb
 Added: Feb. 18, 2013
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