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Lieut Kent Stuart Anderson
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Birth: Sep. 15, 1944
Orange County
California, USA
Death: Sep. 1, 1969
Hue, Vietnam

Kent Stuart Anderson, the son of Montague Allen Anderson and Marjorie Beth Strauss, was a 1962 graduate of Newport Harbor High in Newport Beach, California, where he was an honor student, played Sailor football, was on the wrestling team, and participated in the senior play, "The Man Who Came To Dinner".

Kent, a 1st Lieutenant in the United States Marine Coprs, began a tour of duty in Vietnam on November 14, 1968. He was killed just one year later while co-piloting a helicopter that crashed when making a base landing in Thua Thien Province. When the incident occurred, Kent was only twenty-five years old and had served in the Marines for four years. His name is listed on the Vietnam War Memorial - panel 18W, line 18.

The Anderson family established a scholarship fund dedicated to Kent's memory at Orange Coast Junior College in Costa Mesa, California.

Other Newport Harbor High schoolmates and teachers listed at Find A Grave:

Pam Ashby - Class of 1962
Carl Baumer - Class of 1962
Jill Brisbin - Class of 1962
Pete Canale - Class of 1962
Alison Christler - Class of 1962
John Cottingham - Class of 1962
Richard Heinz - Class of 1962
Claudia Irwin - Class of 1962
Joe Kinyone - Class of 1962
Hank Kleppinger - Class of 1962
Melvalee Lutjens - Class of 1962
Rick Marcellus - Class of 1962
Al Nissen - Class of 1962
Leigh Nissen - Al's wife
Cynthia Paine - Class of 1962
David Samow - Class of 1962
Robin Sievers - Freshman Class, 1958
Andy Smith - Class of 1962
Rod Smith - Class of 1962
Jeff Weaver - Class of 1963
Vicki West - Class of 1962
Alex Wilton - Class of 1961
Randy Wright - Class of 1962

Teachers:

Coach Donald Edward Burns - Math
Robert Luther Fry - Science
John Warren Johnson - Science
Robert Brayton Wentz - Drama






 
 
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 Parents:
  Marjorie Beth Anderson (1914 - 2011)
 
Burial:
Unknown
 
Created by: Jo-Ann
Record added: Nov 11, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 80249947
Lieut Kent Stuart Anderson
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Lieut Kent Stuart Anderson
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Lieut Kent Stuart Anderson
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 Added: Mar. 7, 2014
May his sacrifice not be forgotten.
- Billy M. Brown
 Added: Jun. 7, 2013

- Always lovingly honored & respected, Deborah
 Added: May. 16, 2013
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