|Birth: ||Oct. 20, 1947|
|Death: ||Feb. 28, 1968|
Quang Tri, Vietnam
PFC Balades #2127880
MOS:1341 Engineer Equipment Mechanic.
David enlisted in the Marines 25 December 1967,in Los Angeles,CA.
Upon arriving in Vietnam 28 February 1968,he was assigned to H&s Company,3rd Shore Party Battalion,3rd Marine Division.
David died when he was a passenger on board a CH46D helicopter enroute to Khe Sanh Airfield,on a recovery mission when the helicopter was downed by heavy hostile weapons fire and exploded on impact with the ground,about 12 kilometers north northeast of Khe Sanh Airfield.David served his country for two years.
Survived by his wife;Carol L Balades,and two sons;David E and Daniel R Balades.His parenst;Marcelino & Aurora Balades,all of Oxnard,CA.
Santa Clara Cemetery
Maintained by: Tony
Originally Created by: Pennsylvania Lady
Record added: Oct 30, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 43737849