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LCpl Michael John Rodowicz

LCpl Michael John Rodowicz

Birth
Chester, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 25 Oct 1969 (aged 18)
Quang Nam, Vietnam
Burial Linwood, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot Section G, Lot 142, Grave 8
Memorial ID 35086681 · View Source
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Michael, the son of Stephen Rodowicz and Hazel M. Rodowicz, of Chester PA, enlisted in the US Marine Corps on February 16, 1968 in Philadelphia PA. He arrived in Vietnam on August 24, and was assigned to Company K, 3d Battalion, 7th Marines, 1st MARDIV (Rein) FMF.

Supporting the ARVN and USA as a security and screening element on their northern flanks during movement to the area of operations the Marine security force north of Nghi Son village complex in Que Son District encountered several enemy snipers. The hostile fire wounded three Marines who were quickly evacuated. Evacuated to the Station Hospital NSA in Da Nang, LCpl Rodowicz died as a result of the hostile rifle wounds he had sustained.

Casualties:

David Nelson Hebert
Michael John Rodowicz


Inscription

PA Lcpl Co K, 7 Mar 1 Mar Div Vietnam Phase


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  • Maintained by: Victor Vilionis
  • Originally Created by: Joz
  • Added: 22 Mar 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 35086681
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for LCpl Michael John Rodowicz (17 Dec 1950–25 Oct 1969), Find A Grave Memorial no. 35086681, citing Lawn Croft Cemetery, Linwood, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Victor Vilionis (contributor 47207612) .