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LCpl Michael John Rodowicz

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LCpl Michael John Rodowicz

Birth
Chester, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death
25 Oct 1969 (aged 18)
Quảng Nam, Vietnam
Burial
Linwood, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, USA GPS-Latitude: 39.822364, Longitude: -75.441152
Plot
Section G, Lot 142, Grave 8
Memorial ID
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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

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: Mar 22, 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID:
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/35086681/michael_john-rodowicz: accessed ), memorial page for LCpl Michael John Rodowicz (17 Dec 1950–25 Oct 1969), Find a Grave Memorial ID 35086681, citing Lawn Croft Cemetery and Mausoleum, Linwood, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, USA; Maintained by Victor Vilionis (contributor 47207612).