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LCpl Francis D. Battista

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LCpl Francis D. Battista

Francis's hometown is Sayreville, NJ.

He served in the US Marine Corps and attained the rank of Lance Corporal (LCPL).

Battista was killed in action on November 11, 1967.


LCpl Francis Duane Battista#2253547MOS 0331 M60 Machine Gunner,He enlisted in the Marines 31 August 1966.He arrived in Vietnam 22 October 1967 and was assigned to HQ Company,5th Regiment,1st Marine Division.He was killed by small armes fire during an ambush on Hwy QL-1,about 11 kilometers South of Da Nang.Survived by his mother,Elynore Battista(1926-2004;a brother,Robert(1950-1998),from Plains,PA per Antonio Gonzales


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  • Created by: Wayne Apgar
  • Added: 7 Sep 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 29648552
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for LCpl Francis D. Battista (13 Feb 1948–11 Nov 1967), Find A Grave Memorial no. 29648552, citing Saint Francis of Assisi Cemetery, Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Wayne Apgar (contributor 46960918) .