Sgt Richard Morri Chamberlain

Sgt Richard Morri Chamberlain

Providence, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 11 Jun 1968 (aged 21)
Quảng Trị, Vietnam
Burial Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Memorial ID 46067606 · View Source
Suggest Edits

Marine Sergeant Richard Morri Chamberlain, age 21, was from Wilmington, Delaware.

He served with Charlie Battery, 1st Battalion, 12th Marines, 3rd Marine Division, III MAF in Radio communications as a Wireman.

During operation LZ Torch, in the early morning hours of June 11, 1968, near Khe Sanh, Charlie Battery came under heavy motar and automatic weapons with small arms fire from the North Vietnamese Army.

Sergeant Richard Morri Chamberlain was "Killed In Action" while doing his duties from an explosive device in the Quang Tri Province, South Vietnam and was decorated with a Purple Heart.

Richard is honored on Panel 55W, Row 11 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Washington, D.C.

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )


  • Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 28 Dec 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 46067606
  • Sgt Ed Elstan
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt Richard Morri Chamberlain (29 Apr 1947–11 Jun 1968), Find a Grave Memorial no. 46067606, citing Silverbrook Cemetery and Memorial Park, Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .