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LCpl Michael Lee Poletti

LCpl Michael Lee Poletti

Birth
Pocatello, Bannock County, Idaho, USA
Death 10 Sep 1968 (aged 18)
Quang Nam, Vietnam
Burial Pocatello, Bannock County, Idaho, USA
Memorial ID 35365938 · View Source
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LCpl Poletti #2275847
MOS:0353 Ontos Crewman.

Michael, the son of Shirley J. Findlay of Pocatello Idaho and Robert Poletti also Pocatello, enlisted in the US Marine Corps on 22 May 1967 in Salt Lake City Utah. He arrived in Vietnam on 16 March 1968 where he was assigned and serving with India Company, 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st
Marine Division.
Wounded on September 4 by shrapnel from a friendly 81 mm mortar round while on Operation Sussex Bay and evacuated to the U.S. Army 95th Evacuation Hospital in DaNang where he died at 0:600 hours on 10 September 1968 from the injuries he had sustained.
Survived by his step-father and mother, Merlin
and Shirley J Findlay of Pocatello, ID and his
father; Robert Poletti of Pocatello, ID and 2
brothers; Mario and Robby Poletti.


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  • Maintained by: Tony
  • Originally Created by: S PRICE Nance
  • Added: 30 Mar 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 35365938
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for LCpl Michael Lee Poletti (12 Feb 1950–10 Sep 1968), Find A Grave Memorial no. 35365938, citing Mountain View Cemetery, Pocatello, Bannock County, Idaho, USA ; Maintained by Tony (contributor 47235247) .