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PFC Charles Velasquez
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Birth: Aug. 24, 1949
Oakland
Alameda County
California, USA
Death: Aug. 13, 1969
Quang Nam, Vietnam

PFC Velasquez #2483106
MOS:0311 Rifleman.

Charles grew up in Oakland and lived there
all of his life and enlisted in the Marines 5
October 1968,at the Oakland Recruiting Office.
Charles arrived in Vietnam 4 July 1969 and
was assigned to Golf Company,2nd Battalion,
7th Marine Regiment,1st Marine Division.He
was on a platoon size mine sweep near the
vicinity of Thon Phuoc Hung,8 kilometers west
of Danang City when he was wounded 12
August.
Charles was med-evac to the First Medical
Battalion where he died the following day,as
a result of a gunshot wound to the head.
Charles was single and died 11 days before
20th birthday.
Survived by his parents;Linda M Velasquez of
3862 High St,Oakland,CA and Raymond J
Velasquez of 1100 Central Blvd,Hayward,CA.
 
 
Inscription:
Charles Velasquez California PFC US Marine Corps Vietnam August 24 1949 August 13 1969 PH
 
Burial:
Golden Gate National Cemetery
San Bruno
San Mateo County
California, USA
Plot: Section S Site 2118
 
Maintained by: Tony
Originally Created by: George Bacon
Record added: Aug 30, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 57914293
PFC Charles Velasquez
Added by: George Bacon
 
PFC Charles Velasquez
Added by: George Bacon
 
PFC Charles Velasquez
Added by: TD Miller
 
 
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Thank you for your service and sacrifice.
- Coleah
 Added: Aug. 13, 2016

- Tony
 Added: Aug. 17, 2015

- the Jeans
 Added: Aug. 13, 2014
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