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LCpl John Barca, Jr

LCpl John Barca, Jr

Birth
Staten Island, Richmond County (Staten Island), New York, USA
Death 22 Mar 1969 (aged 19)
Quang Tri, Vietnam
Burial West New Brighton, Richmond County (Staten Island), New York, USA
Plot Section:54,Plot:91,Grave#4
Memorial ID 23521963 · View Source
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LCpl Barca#2292304
MOS:0331 M60 Machine Gunner

John was born in Staten Island,NY.He enlisted in the Marines 18 October 1967,in Brooklyn, NY.
He arrived in Vietnam 1 April 1968 and was assigned to Kilo Company,3rd Battalion,27th Marines.
Later was transferred to Echo Company,2nd
Battalion,3rd Marine Regiment,3rd Marine
Division,when the 27th Marines departed Vietnam.
John and Pvt Walter Green Jr of Baltimore,MD
had been transferred from the 27th Marines to Echo Company.
They both died the same day,as a result of
multiple fragmentaion wounds to the body from an enemy rocket propelled grenade,4 kilometers southeast of LZ Torch,and 19 kilo
-meters south southeast of Khe Sanh Airfield, near the Laotian border,Operation Dewey Canyon.
John was single and served his country for 1
year,5 months and 4 days and was KIA#39,472.He had been in Vietnam for 11 months and 21 days.
John was 19 years,11 months and 7 days old.
Survived by his parents;John & Anna Barca Sr,
and his 3 brothers;Ray,Ronald and Wayne of
20 La Salle St,Staten Island,NY.


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  • Maintained by: Tony
  • Originally Created by: Elizabeth Reed
  • Added: 22 Dec 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 23521963
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for LCpl John Barca, Jr (15 Apr 1949–22 Mar 1969), Find A Grave Memorial no. 23521963, citing Saint Peters Cemetery, West New Brighton, Richmond County (Staten Island), New York, USA ; Maintained by Tony (contributor 47235247) .