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Corp Richard Lee Carlson
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Birth: Nov. 16, 1945
Essex County
New Jersey, USA
Death: Dec. 28, 1967
Quang Nam, Vietnam

Cpl Carlson#2030509
MOS:0311 Rifleman.

Richard was born in Montclair,NJ and lived
there all of his life.
He enlisted in the Marines 13 November 1968,
at the New York Recruiting Office.
He graduated from Parris Island MCRD with
Platoon 3003 and after infantry training he was
issued orders for Vietnam.
Richard arrived in Vietnam 26 August 1967.He
was assigned to 3rd Platoon,Echo Company,
2nd Battalion,3rd Marine Regiment,3rd Marine
Richard died of a gunshot wound to the head
from hostile enemy fire,while Echo Company
was participating in Operation Auburn to drive
out the NVA troops and Viet Cong regulars,at
LZ Hawk,Bao An Dong,Go Noi Island.
Richard was single and served his country for
3 years,1 month and 15 days.KIA#19,467.He
had been in Vietnam for 4 months and 2 days.
Richard was 22 years,1 month and 12 days old.
Survived by his parents;Charles O & Dorothy
May Carlson,his two sisters;Cheryl and (----),
a brother;Ernest Andrew all of 6 Bellair Dr,
Family links: 
  Charles Otto Carlson (1916 - 2001)
  Dorothy May Van Gieson Carlson (1918 - 1998)
Died In Action
Mount Hebron Cemetery
Upper Montclair
Essex County
New Jersey, USA
Plot: Valley Lawn Lot #514
Maintained by: Tony
Originally Created by: Dorothy Wilkie
Record added: Nov 16, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 80543122
Corp Richard Lee Carlson
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Corp Richard Lee Carlson
Added by: Dorothy Wilkie
Corp Richard Lee Carlson
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