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Corp Daniel Benjamin Duffy, Jr
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Birth: Dec. 19, 1943
Cambridge
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Apr. 24, 1966
Tam Kỳ
Quang Nam, Vietnam

Daniel, the son of Daniel B. Duffy Sr. and Edna Duffy of Somerville MA enlisted in the US Marine Corps on August 16, 1961 in Boston MA. He was on a two year extended duty when he arrived in Vietnam assigned to Company I, 3d Battalion, 3d Marines, 3d MARDIV (Rein) FMF.

While on patrol, in Dien Ban District of Quang Nam Province near the Chau Son Village complex southwest of Hill 55, a 105mm artillery rigged as a BT (Booby Trap) rigged with a pressure detonator was tripped and exploded. Cpl Duffy was killed as a result of multiple fragmentation wounds to his entire body.
 
 
Burial:
Veterans Cemetery
Somerville
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
 
Created by: Victor Vilionis
Record added: Aug 09, 2012
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Corp Daniel Benjamin Duffy, Jr
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Corp Daniel Benjamin Duffy, Jr
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Corp Daniel Benjamin Duffy, Jr
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Body was recovered Panel 06E - Line 131 VIETNAM MEMORIAL WALL
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DANIEL BENJAMIN DUFFYMarine Corps - CPL - E4Age: 22Race: CaucasianSex: MaleDate of Birth Dec 19, 1943From: SOMERVILLE, MAReligion: ROMAN CATHOLICMarital Status: Single
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DANIEL BENJAMIN DUFFY JR CPL - E4 - Marine Corps - Reserve Length of service 4 yearsCasualty was on Apr 24, 1966In QUANG NAM, SOUTH VIETNAMHOSTILE, GROUND CASUALTYOTHER EXPLOSIVE DEVICEBody was recovered Panel 06E - Line 131
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 Added: Aug. 14, 2013
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