PFC Paul Joseph Camire

PFC Paul Joseph Camire

Birth
Exeter, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, USA
Death 25 May 1967 (aged 20)
Thừa Thiên-Huế, Vietnam
Burial Exeter, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, USA
Plot Lot 892 Grave 5
Memorial ID 118336069 · View Source
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Paul the son of William P. Camire and Lillian B. Camire of Exeter NH enlisted in the US Marine Corps on February 24 1966 in Manchester NH. In Vietnam he was serving with Company G, 2d Battalion, 9th Marines, 3d MARDIV (Rein) FMF.

On May 27, during Operation CUMBERLAND, Company G was under the OPCON (Operational Control) of the 3d Battalion, 26th Marines, patrolling in the vicinity of Thon Khe Buy northwest of Nam Hoa in Thua Thien Province when an artillery round fired in support of friendly forces fell short of its designated target. The explosion resulted in the death of LCpl Camire as a result of multiple fragmentation wounds.


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  • Created by: Victor Vilionis
  • Added: 7 Oct 2013
  • Find a Grave Memorial 118336069
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PFC Paul Joseph Camire (7 Nov 1946–25 May 1967), Find a Grave Memorial no. 118336069, citing Exeter Cemetery, Exeter, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, USA ; Maintained by Victor Vilionis (contributor 47207612) .