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LCpl Erick Lee "Sugar Bear" Washington
Birth: Dec. 30, 1947
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
Death: Oct. 27, 1967
Dong Ha
Quang Tri, Vietnam

Lance Corporal Eric Lee Washington joined Charlie Battery, 1st Battalion, 12th Marines, 3rd Marine Division, Republic of South Vietnam on 16 September 1967.
He was a field artillery cannoneer assigned to a gun crew on 105 howitzers.
L/Cpl Eric was killed 27 Oct 1967 in Quang Tri Providence while calling in the fire coordinates to Charlie Battery. He was killed in action by a short round from friendly fire while under hostile enemy fire. He was awarded the Purple Heart posthumously.

 
 
Burial:
Frederick Douglass Memorial Park
Richmond
Richmond County (Staten Island)
New York, USA
 
Created by: Sgt Ed Elstan
Record added: Apr 27, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 68995151
LCpl Erick Lee Sugar Bear Washington
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