|Birth: ||Sep. 17, 1948|
|Death: ||May 17, 1968|
Quang Nam, Vietnam
LCpl West #2269654
Larry was born and raised in Morenci.
Larry and eight friends from Morenci drove to
the Phoenix Recruiting Office and enlisted in
the Marines 5 July 1966.
He arrived in Vietnam 19 February 1968 and
was assigned to India Company,3rd Battalion,
27th Marine Regiment,1st Marine Division.
Larry died as a result of a gunshot wound to
the body from enemy rifle fire,when India
Company engaged enemy forces,at Le Bac(1)
Go Noi Island,4 kilometers east of Liberty
Larry and 61 Marines from various Marine
companies died that day,during Operation
Larry was single and served his country for 2
years,10 months and 12 days and had been in
Vietnam for 28 days.KIA#28,008.
He had been in Vietnam for 28 days.
Survived by his parents;Martin L & Ethel M
West of PO Box 14,Morenci,AZ.
His sister;Lydia Milligan of Route#1,Box 1254,
Safford City Cemetery
Maintained by: Tony
Originally Created by: Robert
Record added: Sep 27, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21790209