|Birth: ||Feb. 17, 1945|
|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.
ILL. Pfc. U.S. Marine Corps Vietnam PH
Maintained by: Victor Vilionis
Originally Created by: kpet
Record added: Dec 27, 2010
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