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LCpl Vincent Bernard
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Birth: Sep. 7, 1945
Nova Scotia, Canada
Death: Sep. 21, 1968
Quang Ngai, Vietnam

Vincent Bernard of Mi'kmaw heritage was one of ten children of Mr. Frank L. Bernard who predeceased his son and Mary Bernard of Nyanza, Victoria County, Nova Scotia Canada, Vincent left his five brothers and four sisters to live with his uncle, John Bernard who had been a chief of the Mi'kmaw Reserve and had moved to Boston Massachusetts. On July 5, 1967 he enlisted in the US Marine Corps in Boston MA, and he arrived in Vietnam on December 13, 1967 where he was assigned to Company G, 2d Battalion, 3d Marines, 3d MARDIV (Rein) FMF until he was reassigned and joined CAP (Combined Action Platoon) 1-3-6, CACO 1-3, 1st CAG, III MAF on July 20, 1968.

On September 21, 1968 while on patrol the men of CAP 1-3-6 encountered an unknown number of enemy VC on the outskirts of Phu Le village, in the Binh Son District of Quang Ngai Province ,after a furious exchange of gunfire LCpl Bernard was killed as a result of a head wound inflicted by hostile small arms fire
 
 
Burial:
Wagmatcook Cemetery
Wagmatcook
Victoria County
Nova Scotia, Canada
 
Maintained by: Victor Vilionis
Originally Created by: Robert
Record added: Aug 29, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21236919
LCpl Vincent Bernard
Added by: Victor Vilionis
 
LCpl Vincent Bernard
Added by: Victor Vilionis
 
 
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