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PFC Frank Ryan Esch
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Birth: Feb. 17, 1945
McKenzie
Carroll County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Mar. 22, 1966
Quang Ngai, Vietnam

Frank was the son of Robert E. Esch and Mable Esch of Warren MI and he enlisted in the US Marine Corps on March 10 1964 in Chicago IL. In Vietnam he was serving with Company G, 2d Battalion, 4th Marines, 3d MARDIV (Rein) FMF.

On the second day of Operation TEXAS the 2d Battalion was giving orders to search and clear the hamlet of Phung Dinh (2) in the Son Tinh District of Quang Ngai Province. As the Marines began searching the hamlet and destroying the defense they met with sporadic enemy sniper fire, PFC Esch was a casualty during an engagement, he was killed in action as a result of an enemy gunshot wound.
 
 
Inscription:
ILL. Pfc. U.S. Marine Corps Vietnam PH
 
Burial:
Fairlawn Cemetery
Decatur
Macon County
Illinois, USA
 
Maintained by: Victor Vilionis
Originally Created by: kpet
Record added: Dec 27, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 63371678
PFC Frank Ryan Esch
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PFC Frank Ryan Esch
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- Vicki Parks
 Added: Nov. 6, 2013
Sacrifice is always Remembered
- Victor Vilionis
 Added: Oct. 20, 2013

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 Added: Sep. 17, 2013
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