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PFC Charles Henry Goldmeyer

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PFC Charles Henry Goldmeyer

Birth
San Diego, San Diego County, California, USA
Death 25 Sep 1969 (aged 20)
Quảng Nam, Vietnam
Burial San Diego, San Diego County, California, USA
Plot D, 148-D
Memorial ID 3402553 View Source
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PFC Goldmeyer #2408574
MOS:0311 Rifleman.

Charles enlisted in the Marines 17 June 1968
at a Los Angeles Recruiting Office and arrived
in Vietnam 11 February 1969 where he was
assigned to 2nd Platoon of Alpha Company,1st
Reconnaissance Battalion,1st Marine Division.
Charles was on a squad size reconnaissance
patrol when they encountered a large hostile
force,7 kilometers west of Tuy Loan Bridge.
While waiting at a pick zone for extraction a
hostile grenade was thrown at the squad and
Charles was wounded.The squad was extracted
from the pick up zone and Charles was med
evac and later died of his wounds 25
September 1969,at a Station Hospital in Danang.
Survived by his mother,Ellen L Erdman of 518
Arlene Pl,San Diego and his father;Henry G
Goldmeyer of 4951 Santa Cruz St,San Diego,CA.

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