LCpl George Edward “Buzz” Partin

LCpl George Edward “Buzz” Partin

Death 16 Aug 1967 (aged 20)
Burial Georgetown, Sussex County, Delaware, USA
Memorial ID 46164422 · View Source
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Lance Corporal George Edward Partin, age 20, was from Georgetown, Delaware.

"Buzz" lived in Newark and Georgetown while in high school. He attended Christiana High School and Georgetown High School. While at these schools he was a varsity wrestler and was on the varsity football team at Georgetown High.

He entered the USMC in Sept., 1966.

Buzz left Wilmington airport for Camp Pendleton, CA in January, 1967. He returned for one weekend the beginning of March and then shipped out for Vietnam.

He served with G Co, 2nd Bn, 5th Marines, 1st Mar Div, III MAF as a Rifleman during the Vietnam War.

He was "Killed In Action" in the Quang Nam Province, South Vietnam.

He was awarded two Purple Hearts during his service to his country in Vietnam.

Husband of Janis Partin whom he married on December 24, 1966 at the Wesley Methodist Church, Georgetown, DE.

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )


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  • Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 30 Dec 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 46164422
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for LCpl George Edward “Buzz” Partin (12 Feb 1947–16 Aug 1967), Find a Grave Memorial no. 46164422, citing Union Cemetery, Georgetown, Sussex County, Delaware, USA ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .