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River Creek Incident
A Virtual Cemetery created by: Pennsylvania Lady
Description: The Ribbon Creek incident is the most common term for events which occurred on the night of April 8, 1956, when Staff Sergeant Matthew McKeon, a junior drill instructor at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, marched his assigned platoon into Ribbon Creek, a swampy tidal creek. The incident resulted in the deaths of six United States Marine Corps recruits. McKeon was found guilty of possession and use of alcoholic beverage.
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Hardeman, Pvt Thomas Curtis 108409493
b. Oct. 7, 1935 d. Apr. 8, 1956
Pinecrest Cemetery & Maus...
Toombs County
Georgia, USA
McKeon, Matthew "Matt" 87555732
b. Oct. 26, 1924 d. Nov. 11, 2003
Saint Josephs Cemetery
Worcester County
Massachusetts, USA
O'Shea, Pvt Donald Francis 108410474
b. Mar. 23, 1938 d. Apr. 8, 1956
Saint Johns Cemetery
Middlesex County
Connecticut, USA
Reilly, Charles F. 18570319
b. Dec. 15, 1937 d. Apr. 8, 1956
Mount Pleasant Cemetery
Port Byron
Cayuga County
New York, USA
Thomas, Jerry Lamonte 49324609
b. Feb. 5, 1939 d. Apr. 8, 1956
Arlington National Cemete...
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Thompson, Pvt Leroy 108410129
b. Nov. 21, 1937 d. Apr. 8, 1956
Taylors First Baptist Chu...
Greenville County
South Carolina, USA
Wood, Norman Alfred 43573447
b. Sep. 3, 1938 d. Apr. 8, 1956
Long Island National Ceme...
Suffolk County
New York, USA
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Frank Bennett
1922 - 1943


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