|Birth: ||Jun. 5, 1948|
|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.
James Daniel Kittrell (1913 - 1972)
Leatha Mae Busby Kittrell (1912 - 2003)
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)
Maintained by: Victor Vilionis
Originally Created by: J Vogel
Record added: Nov 23, 2009
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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.|
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