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LCpl Vincent Bernard
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Birth: Sep. 7, 1945
Nova Scotia, Canada
Death: Sep. 21, 1968
Quang Ngai, Vietnam

Vincent Bernard of Mi'kmaw heritage was one of ten children of Mr. Frank L. Bernard who predeceased his son and Mary Bernard of Nyanza, Victoria County, Nova Scotia Canada, Vincent left his five brothers and four sisters to live with his uncle, John Bernard who had been a chief of the Mi'kmaw Reserve and had moved to Boston Massachusetts. On July 5, 1967 he enlisted in the US Marine Corps in Boston MA, and he arrived in Vietnam on December 13, 1967 where he was assigned to Company G, 2d Battalion, 3d Marines, 3d MARDIV (Rein) FMF until he was reassigned and joined CAP (Combined Action Platoon) 1-3-6, CACO 1-3, 1st CAG, III MAF on July 20, 1968.

CAP's (Combined Action Platoon's) were units where Marines would, live, train, and patrol with local Vietnamese PF's (Popular Forces) in their villages and who were little more than armed civilians. A squad of Marines would be assigned to villages that had a high enemy presence, to instill the fighting spirit in the local PF's so they can protect their families and fellow citizens against their enemy the Viet Cong and NVA.

On September 21, 1968 while on patrol the men of CAP 1-3-6 encountered an unknown number of enemy VC on the outskirts of Phu Le village, in the Binh Son District of Quang Ngai Province ,after a furious exchange of gunfire LCpl Bernard was killed as a result of a head wound inflicted by hostile small arms fire
Queen of The World Cemetery
Victoria County
Nova Scotia, Canada
Maintained by: Victor Vilionis
Originally Created by: Robert
Record added: Aug 29, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21236919
LCpl Vincent Bernard
Added by: Victor Vilionis
LCpl Vincent Bernard
Added by: Victor Vilionis
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