|Birth: ||Aug. 20, 1949|
|Death: ||Oct. 9, 1969|
Quang Nam, Vietnam
Eldin was the son of Eldin G. Berger and Elizabeth R. Berger of West Chester PA and he enlisted in the US Marine Corps on July 1, 1968 in Philadelphia PA. Arriving in Vietnam on February 9, 1996 he was assigned for duty with the 3d Platoon of Company I, 3d Battalion, 7th Marines, 1st MARDIV (Rein) FMF.
On the evening of October 5 and 6, three Marines became separated from their night patrol north of the hamlet of Son Tra (4) in the Que Son District of Quang Nam Province. The patrol leader unaware that he was missing three of his own men saw some movement of dark figures to his right flank and opened fire. It was immediately discovered the two of the men that became separated from the main body had been wounded. Evacuated for medical treatment LCpl Berger died on October 9, 1969 at the 95th Evacuation Hospital in Da Nang as a result of cardiac arrest due to the gunshot wound he sustained.
Eldin George Berger (1923 - 1994)
Elizabeth R Berger (1925 - 1998)
Philadelphia Memorial Park
Plot: Section A Lot 123 A Grave 2
Maintained by: Victor Vilionis
Originally Created by: Robert
Record added: Aug 11, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 28941893