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LCPL Donald Eugene Champlin

LCPL Donald Eugene Champlin

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Death 28 Aug 2006 (aged 28)
Germany
Burial Jacksonville, Onslow County, North Carolina, USA
Plot B3-151
Memorial ID 16268932 · View Source
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Lance Cpl. Donald Champlin, 28, died Monday, August 28, 2006, from wounds received while on patrol August 27, 2006 in Al Anbar Province, Iraq. Per Donald's request, graveside services will be at Onslow Veterans Cemetery, Jacksonville, N.C., under the direction of the U.S. Marine Corps. Donald chose a career in the Marine Corps a year ago. Donald was also an organ donor, wishing to help other people upon his death, as in life. Donald attended Morningside College in Sioux City Iowa from August 1996 to May of 1999 after graduating from Belle Chasse High School, LA. He attended Northwestern State University, obtained a Medical Technology degree from Louisiana State University, then worked at Natchitoches Regional Medical Center as a Medical Technician. Donald joined the Marines a year ago. He was awarded two Purple Hearts for his heroic actions in Iraq. He had served there for less than a month.


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LCpl USMC Operation Iraq Freedom PH KIA

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  • Created by: William L Silliman
  • Added: 21 Oct 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 16268932
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for LCPL Donald Eugene Champlin (28 Jul 1978–28 Aug 2006), Find A Grave Memorial no. 16268932, citing Coastal Carolina State Veterans Cemetery, Jacksonville, Onslow County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by William L Silliman (contributor 46481338) .