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CPL Frank Joseph Beltran

CPL Frank Joseph Beltran

Birth
Rochester, Monroe County, New York, USA
Death 11 Aug 1968 (aged 20)
Quang Nam, Vietnam
Burial Rochester, Monroe County, New York, USA
Plot Veterans Plot
Memorial ID 17305569 · View Source
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Cpl Beltran #2361853
MOS:0311 Rifleman.

Frank was born in Rochester and lived there
all of his life.
He attended McQuaid Jesuit High School and graduated from East Rochester High School with the Class of 1967.He was a choir boy at Saint Jerome's Church.
After graduation Frank enlisted in the Marines July 1967,at the Buffalo Recruiting Office.He was a member of Platoon 2002 at the Parris Island MCRD.
Frank arrived in Vietnam 1 January 1968 and
was assigned to Bravo Company,1st Recon
Battalion,1st Marine Division,where he was
assigned to helicopter patrol reconnaissance.
He died of fragmentation wounds to the head
and body from an accidental explosion of a
Claymore Mine at Hill 425,10 kilometers south
-east of Liberty Bridge.
Frank was single and served his country for 1
year and 13 days and was KIA #31,425.
He had been in Vietnam for 7 months and 13
days.
Frank was 20 years and 3 months old.
He was buried 26 August 1968.
Survived by his mother;Mary Beltran,3 sisters;
Margaret,Michele and Julie(his twin sister)and
3 brothers;Ralph,Ricardo and Roberto of 110
Garfield St,East Rochester,NY.
His married sisters;Delores Gallo of Ontario
and Mary Kay Peck of Livonia.

His father,Roberto Beltran died in 1950.


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  • Maintained by: Tony
  • Originally Created by: Robert
  • Added: 5 Jan 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 17305569
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for CPL Frank Joseph Beltran (11 May 1948–11 Aug 1968), Find A Grave Memorial no. 17305569, citing Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Rochester, Monroe County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Tony (contributor 47235247) .