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1LT Richard Eli Latimer, Jr
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Birth: Jan. 3, 1944
Gadsden
Etowah County
Alabama, USA
Death: Dec. 2, 1968, Vietnam

Rank Lieut
Born: Gadsden AL
Died: Quang Tri, Vietnam

1st Richard Latimer was an aerial observer from HQ Company, HQ Battalion, 3d MARDIV (Rein) FMF on an O1-G aircraft piloted by 1stLt James Robert Reese that was shot down by ground fire. Both men were killed from multiple injuries and burns caused by the crash.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Richard Eli Latimer (1919 - 1974)
  Mayna Erdell Mize Latimer (1922 - 2007)
 
Inscription:
TEXAS
1ST LT HQ CO HQ BN 3 MAR DIV
VIETNAM NCM-AM-PH

 
Burial:
Oakwood Cemetery
Waco
McLennan County
Texas, USA
Plot: Lot 343 Section G
 
Created by: Linda Nelson
Record added: Nov 17, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 44489469
1LT Richard Eli Latimer, Jr
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KIA Nam, attached Tinker AFB Okc
-Anonymous
 Added: May. 30, 2016
Thanks
- O'KC
 Added: May. 30, 2016
Thank you for your service and giving your life for our country. You will never be forgotten.
- Dee
 Added: May. 23, 2016
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