LCpl Tyler Owen Griffin

LCpl Tyler Owen Griffin

Voluntown, New London County, Connecticut, USA
Death 1 Apr 2010 (aged 19)
Helmand, Afghanistan
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 60 Site 9153
Memorial ID 51165518 · View Source
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Lance Cpl. Tyler O. Griffin, 19, of Congdon Road, Voluntown, CT passed away as the result of injuries sustained while serving in United States Marine Corps in Afghanistan. Tyler was born in Norwich, CT. He is the son of Susan (Perry) Wilding and Brian Griffin, who predeceased him, and John Wilding of Voluntown. Tyler graduated from Griswold High School in 2008. He served his country, enlisting into the Delayed Entry Program at the age of 17 with the United States Marine Corps. At age 18, Tyler graduated from platoon 2086, "G" Company, 2nd Battalion at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, SC. He was in Afghanistan as a member of 1st Bn 2d Mar, (RCT-2, MEB-A Fwd), 2d Mar Div, Camp Lejeune, NC, supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. Besides his parents he is survived by a sister Sarah Catania and her husband Matthew of Willington, a nephew Gabriele, step sister Erin Wilding of Thompson, grandparents Arthur and Jean Griffin of Willington, grandmother Blanche Perry of Griswold, grandfather John W. Hollis of Hernanado, FL, grandparents Bridget and John Horan of Gales Ferry, and several aunts, uncles, and cousins and his "VT" boys: A.J., Josh, Eric, Evan, Gilbert, Phelan, James and life long friend Tristan. A funeral service was held at the Voluntown Baptist Church, Voluntown, CT.

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Lance Cpl. Tyler O. Griffin, 19, of Voluntown, Conn. died April 1 while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

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