|Birth: ||Oct. 17, 1946|
El Paso County
|Death: ||Nov. 12, 1966|
Quang Nam, Vietnam
MOS:0351 Antitank Assaultman.
Eduardo was born in Suchil,Mexico and moved with his parents to El Paso,where he attended Roosevelt Elementary School and graduated with the El Paso High School Class of 1964.
His family called him"Lalo."He was a little boy
who loved to"play a Marine,"he grew up to die
for his country.
He enlisted in the Marines 13 April 1965 and
went to basic boot camp training 19 April 1965
at San Diego MCRD.He was the Platoon Guide
for Platoon 226.
Before going to Vietnan,he was assigned to the Weapons Platoon with Echo Company,2nd Battalion,5th Marines.
Arriving in Vietnam Jan 1966,he was assigned
to H&S Company,3rd Battalion,1st Marine
Regiment,1st Marine Division.
He died from multiple fragmentation wounds to his back from a hostile grenade,when he went
to aid a wounded Marine,at An Trach(1),10
kilometers southwest of Danang Airfield.
Peter was single and served his country for 1
year and 8 months and had been in Vietnam
for 11 months.KIA#7,527.
Peter was 20 years and 25 days old.
He was an only son.
Survived by his mother;Elvira Ayala and his
grandfather;Cipriano Ayala of 1219 Prospect,
Fort Bliss National Cemetery
El Paso County
Plot: Section D Site 2130
Maintained by: Tony
Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Offi...
Record added: Feb 25, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 306610
Not forgotten.Semper Fi,|
Added: Nov. 16, 2013
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: Feb. 27, 2013
May his sacrifice not be forgotten.|
Billy M. Brown
Added: Sep. 15, 2011
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