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PFC George Donald Lacus, Jr
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Birth: Aug. 8, 1947
Hampden County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Oct. 26, 1967
Quang Nam, Vietnam

PFC Lacus#2117576
MOS:0311 Rifleman.

George was born in Holyoke and lived there all
of his life.He came from a large family of six
brothers and two sisters.
George enlisted in Marines 1 September 1964
at the Hartford Recruiting Office in CT.George
enlisted in the Marines when he was 17 years
24 days old.George graduated with Platoon
1105 from Parris Island MCRD 19 November
Arriving in Vietnam 27 March 1967 George was
assigned to the 2nd Platoon,Hotel Company,
2nd Battalion,3rd Marine Regiment,3rd Marine
At approximately 1605H George detonated a
claymore blasting cap that he was attempting
to crimp with his teeth in the vicinity of Phu
Loc while participating in Operation Knox.
Official cause of death was Accidental Self
George was single and served his country for
3 years,1 month and 25 days.KIA#17390.
He had been in Vietnam for 7 months.
George was 20 years,2 months and 18 days old.
Survived by his parents;George D & Pauline
Lacus Sr,his 2 sisters;Christine and Mary Lynn
and six brothers;Paul Mark,Robert Michael,
Joseph August,Matthew,Stephen and John of
23 Elting Circle,Holyoke,MA.

Mark Stephen Lacus served in the Marines
from April 9,1968 to November 25,1970.
Family links: 
  George Donald Lacus (1925 - 2007)
  Pauline Germaine St. Laurent Lacus (1925 - 1992)
  George Donald Lacus (1947 - 1967)
  Mark Stephen Lacus (1950 - 1985)*
  Christine Lacus Sarafin (1952 - 2012)*
*Calculated relationship
Saint Jerome Cemetery
Hampden County
Massachusetts, USA
Created by: Tony
Record added: Nov 16, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 100812389
PFC George Donald Lacus, Jr
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PFC George Donald Lacus, Jr
Added by: JR Blain
PFC George Donald Lacus, Jr
Added by: JR Blain
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Never forgotten.Semper Fi,
- Tony
 Added: Sep. 10, 2014
Semper Fi Marine RIP you are not forgotten
- Scott E Dodson
 Added: Aug. 7, 2013
Remembered.Semper Fi,
- Tony
 Added: Nov. 16, 2012

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