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Corp George Aguirre

Corp George Aguirre

Birth
California, USA
Death 17 Mar 1967 (aged 23)
Quang Tri, Quang Tri, Vietnam
Burial Orange, Orange County, California, USA
Plot Section D Lot 82 Grave 4
Memorial ID 51354960 · View Source
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Geroge was the son of George and Eloisa (Fernandez) Aguirre. He is survived by a sister, Guadalupe and three half brothers, Joseph, Johnny and Michael Armijo.

Cpl George Aguirre
Service Number 2151715
MOS 0311 Rifleman
When he arrived in Vietnam he was assigned to Lima Company, 3rd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division.
He was killed by small arms fire during combat in Quang Tri Province.
He was single and served his country for one year.

He graduated from Santa Ana Valley High School, where he was a member of the cross country track team. He was a 2-miler runner.
In 1964 he went to Santa Anna Jr College on a track scholarship. His track team won the Eastern Conference Cross Country Title. (Bio by Antonio Gonzales)

Vietnam War, Deceased Casualties, 1965-1972
Name: George Aguirre
Birth Date: 16 May 1943
Death Date: 17 Mar 1967
Age: 23
Home City: Fountain Valley
Home State: California
Religion: Protestant- No Denominational Preference

Service Branch: United States Marine Corps
Military Grade: Corporal
Province: Military Region 1 - Quang Tri
Service Occupation: Rifleman (USMC)

Casualty Country: Republic of Vietnam (South Vietnam)
Casualty Type: Hostile - Killed
Casualty Reason: Gunshot or Small Arms Fire
Casualty Air: Ground Casualty
Body Status: Body Recovered
Data Source: Combat Area Casualties Current File


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George Aguirre California Cpl CO L4 Mar 3 Mar Div May 16 1943 March 17 1967

Gravesite Details April 26 2010
  • Created by: Lora
  • Added: 19 Apr 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 51354960
  • Virginia Rodriguez
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Corp George Aguirre (16 May 1943–17 Mar 1967), Find A Grave Memorial no. 51354960, citing Holy Sepulcher Cemetery, Orange, Orange County, California, USA ; Maintained by Lora (contributor 46832270) .