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Corp Anibal Felipe Aviles, Jr
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Birth: Apr. 11, 1946
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
Death: Mar. 5, 1966
Quang Ngai, Vietnam

Cpl Aviles Jr#2031580
MOS:0311 Rifleman.

Anibal was born in Mayaquez,Puerto Rico.He
moved to New York with his mother.His father
stayed in Puerto Rico.
"Anibal was one of a gang of kids on the block
that were born to be Marines.We played Iwo
Jima on the snowhills and dug foxholes in the
snow.Anibal was Sgt Stryker.
Anibal returned home from his first tour and
died during his second tour.A total of six
neighborhood kids became Marines and only
one paid the supreme price."
Anibal enlisted in the Marines 17 April 1963,
six days after his 17th birthday.
Arriving in Vietnam he was assigned to Mike
Company,3rd Battalion,1st Marine Regiment,
3rd Marine Division
Anibal died as a result of a gunshot wound
to the back,during combat from hostile forces
small arms fire,at Chau Nagai(4),Hill 50,
10 kilometers south southwest of Binh Son,
while participating in Operation Utah,which
was the first major encounter with the regular
heavily armed and trained NVA,21st Regiment.
Anibal was single and served his country for 2
years,4 months and 14 days.KIA#3,240.
Tour of duty date unknown.
He was 19 years,10 months and 22 days old.
Anibal was buried with full military honors 16
March 1966.
Survived by his mother;Celeste Aviles of 71 W
109th St,New York,NY and his father; Anibal
Felipe Aviles Sr of PO Box 392,Corozal,Puerto
Rico.

A plaque honoring Anibal was placed on the
Booker T Washington Playground.A playground
on 108th Street,between Amesterdam Avenue
and Columbus Avenue was named after him.
 
 
Burial:
Long Island National Cemetery
East Farmingdale
Suffolk County
New York, USA
Plot: Section R Site 3972A
 
Maintained by: Tony
Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Offi...
Record added: Feb 25, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 306241
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Heavenly Birthday Blessings.
- RMW
 Added: Apr. 11, 2016
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- Esther Kinder
 Added: Apr. 10, 2016

- Esther Kinder
 Added: Mar. 5, 2016
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