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LCpl Larry Joe West
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Birth: Sep. 17, 1948
Morenci
Greenlee County
Arizona, USA
Death: May 17, 1968
Quang Nam, Vietnam

LCpl West #2269654
MOS:0311 Rifleman.

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
Bridge.
Larry and 61 Marines from various Marine
companies died that day,during Operation
Allen Brook.
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,
Morenci,AZ.
 
 
Burial:
Safford City Cemetery
Safford
Graham County
Arizona, USA
 
Maintained by: Tony
Originally Created by: Robert
Record added: Sep 27, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21790209
LCpl Larry Joe West
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LCpl Larry Joe West
Added by: Joyce Major
 
LCpl Larry Joe West
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Added by: Todd Moody
 
 
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