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LCpl John Geoffrey Turk
Birth: Oct. 14, 1947
Santa Barbara County
California, USA
Death: Jan. 4, 1968
Quang Tri, Vietnam

Fallen Marine, Valiant Vietnam Hero
Lance Corporal John Geoffrey Turk, age 20

This beloved son of John George Turk and Betty Lee Echols made the ultimate sacrifice while serving his country in Vietnam. With honor and respect, his parents tenderly laid to rest his earthly remains on 13 Jan 1968 in a beautiful place of peace.

John Geoffrey Turk
PERSONAL DATA
Home of Record: Lomita, CA
Date of birth: 10/14/1947

MILITARY DATA
Service: United States Marine Corps
Grade at loss: E3
Rank: Lance Corporal
ID No: 2297574
MOS: 0311: RIFLEMAN
Length Service: 01
Unit: C CO, 3RD RECON BN, 3RD MARDIV, III MAF

CASUALTY DATA
Start Tour: 04/29/1967
Incident Date: 01/04/1968
Casualty Date: 01/04/1968
Age at Loss: 20
Location: Quang Tri Province, South Vietnam
Remains: Body recovered
Casualty Type: Hostile, died outright
Casualty Reason: Ground casualty
Casualty Detail: Gun or small arms fire

ON THE WALL Panel 33E Line 43

URL: www.VirtualWall.org/dt/TurkJG01a.htm
Used with permission
Submitted by Billy M. Brown who wrote, "KIA while serving as a Lance Corporal with C CO, 3RD RECON BN, 3RD MARDIV, III MAF, United States Marine Corps from Lomita, California. October 14, 1947 to January 04, 1968. JOHN G TURK is on the Wall at Panel 33E, Line 43. May his sacrifice not be forgotten." 
 
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 Parents:
  John George Turk (1914 - 2007)
  Betty Lee Echols Turk (1918 - 1993)
 
Note: Previously Maintained by Susan, Contributor GreenHills Stones Calling
 
Burial:
Green Hills Memorial Park
Rancho Palos Verdes
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Holly, 107, C
 
Maintained by: Jeff
Originally Created by: Warren Weimer
Record added: Jun 28, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 72151868
LCpl John Geoffrey Turk
Added by: D K Railsback B
 
LCpl John Geoffrey Turk
Added by: Jeff
 
 
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- the Jeans
 Added: Nov. 17, 2014
Your sacrifice is not forgotten. Rest in peace, Lance Corporal John Geoffrey Turk. Honored be your name.
- GreenHills Stones Calling
 Added: Mar. 4, 2013
KIA while serving as a Lance Corporal with C CO, 3RD RECON BN, 3RD MARDIV, III MAF, United States Marine Corps from Lomita, California. October 14, 1947 to January 04, 1968. JOHN G TURK is on the Wall at Panel 33E, Line 43. May his sacrifice not be for...(Read more)
- Billy M. Brown
 Added: Feb. 6, 2013
 
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