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PFC Larry Don Kittrell
Birth: Jun. 5, 1948
Marietta
Love County
Oklahoma, USA
Death: Oct. 2, 1968
Quang Nam, Vietnam

Larry, the son of James D. Kittrell and Leatha M. Kittrell of Marietta OK, the brother of Goldie O. Glidewell of Highlands TX enlisted in the US Marine Corps on November 2, 1967 in Houston TX. He arrived in Vietnam on May 16, 1968 and was assigned for duty with Company E, 2d Battalion, 7th Marines, 1st MARDIV (Rein) FMF. In mid-June, the 2d Battalion was assigned to the SLF and his unit was re-designated Company E, BLT 2/7, 9th MAB.

During Operation TALLADEGA CANYON a patrol moving southwest of Hill 310 was hit with a large volume of enemy small arms fire that wounded several Marines who were evacuated. PFC Kittrell died as a result of a gunshot wounded several hours after arriving at the Station Hospital NSA in Da Nang.
 
 
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 Parents:
  James Daniel Kittrell (1913 - 1972)
  Leatha Mae Busby Kittrell (1912 - 2003)
 
 Siblings:
  Sylvia Kittrell*
  Edith Kittrell*
  Goldie Odell Kittrell Glidewell (1940 - 1998)*
  Ruth Evelyn Kittrell Robinson (1943 - 2014)*
  Sue LaJune Kittrell Cavitt (1944 - 2009)*
  Clarence Calvin Kittrell (1946 - 1997)*
  Larry Don Kittrell (1948 - 1968)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Fairview Cemetery
Gainesville
Cooke County
Texas, USA
 
Maintained by: Victor Vilionis
Originally Created by: J Vogel
Record added: Nov 23, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 44725609
PFC Larry Don Kittrell
Added by: Billy M. Brown
 
PFC Larry Don Kittrell
Added by: J Vogel
 
PFC Larry Don Kittrell
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- R I P
 Added: Sep. 24, 2017
If the Army or the Navy ever look on Heaven's scenes, they will find the streets are guarded by United States Marines. Sure wish this one had been able to guard the streets here on Earth a lot longer, though.
- Noelani
 Added: Jun. 17, 2017

- R I P
 Added: Oct. 3, 2016
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