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PFC John Lee "Bud" Coleman
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Birth: Aug. 29, 1949
Indianapolis
Marion County
Indiana, USA
Death: Apr. 21, 1968
Hai Phong Municipality, Vietnam

US Marine PFC John Lee Coleman, Vietnam Veteran, Native of Charlotte, NC.

US Marine PFC John Lee Coleman was a member of the Marine Corps, PFC Coleman served our country until April 21st, 1968 in Quang Tri, South Vietnam. He was 18 years old and was not married. John died when the enemy blew up the ammo he was loading. His body was recovered. PFC Coleman is on panel 51E, line 017 of the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington D.C. He served our country for less than a year.

Was with you at the time of your loss, and still miss you today. George Brondsema, gbrond23@aol.com

I was with you that day. May god bless you. Paul M. Fitta.

PFC Coleman was killed during Operation Scotland II on the South Slope of Hill 689.5 kilometers West of Khe Sanh.-Tony

Looking for family or friends of John Lee Coleman. I am a researcher for Lake Central High School. I am looking for family, friends, or anyone who knew John Lee Coleman and has information about him. If anyone who reads this has information on John, please contact me. Thank you for your time! Gavin Meyers, 8400 Wicker Ave, St. John, In 46373. ushistoryman@yahoo.com.

John L Coleman, my dearest(Buddy) baby brother. There isn't a day that goes by that I don't think of you. It is the wound that never heals. I gave your medals to my oldest girl. She has them framed and hanging in her house. You have two nephews. They know you by the stories we tell them about you. You will never die to our family-we love you so-if anyone who reads this wants to talk, please e-mail me. Jo Bell.

He served with Golf Company, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marines, 3rd Marine Division, 3rd MAF.

He was awarded The Combat Action Ribbon(CAR), The Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Palm, The Purple Heart Medal for his Combat Related Wounds. The Vietnam Service Medal, The Republic of Vietnam Campaign Service Medal, The National Defense Service Medal and The Good Conduct Medal.

 
 
Burial:
Lincoln Memory Gardens
Whitestown
Boone County
Indiana, USA
Plot: Garden of Christus Lot #72, Space # 1
 
Created by: Tom Reece
Record added: Jan 13, 2007
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PFC John Lee Bud Coleman
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PFC John Lee Bud Coleman
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PFC John Lee Bud Coleman
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Not forgotten.Semper Fi,
- Tony
 Added: Oct. 31, 2012
It is an honor to visit your page on this, your birthday, Sir. Thank You for your bravery, service and sacrifice - RIP.
- Rhonda C. Poynter & Friends
 Added: Aug. 29, 2012
Thank you for your great sacrifice in preserving our country's freedoms. I will honor you in the only way that I can . . . by remembering you always. May you rest in peace.
- Charles A. Lewis
 Added: Aug. 19, 2012
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