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LCpl Jimmy Sherman Daffron

LCpl Jimmy Sherman Daffron

Birth
Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA
Death 15 Nov 1966 (aged 19)
Quảng Nam, Vietnam
Burial Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA
Plot Section G Site 228
Memorial ID 549199 · View Source
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LCpl Daffron #2130527
MOS:1833 Assault Amphibious Vehicle Crewman.

Upon arriving in Vietnam Jimmy was assigned to Alpha Company, 1st Amtrac Battalion, 3rd Marine Division. The company was on a search and destroy operation when the Marines were hit by hostile rifle fire and Jimmy died as a result of a gunshot wound to the head and chest from hostile sniper fire, near Tay Bang An.
Tour of duty unknown.
Survived by his parents, Otto and Marian A Daffron of Portland, OR.


Inscription

OREGON
L CPL US MARINE CORPS
VIETNAM - PURPLE HEART


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  • Maintained by: Tony
  • Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Office
  • Added: 25 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 549199
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for LCpl Jimmy Sherman Daffron (29 Sep 1947–15 Nov 1966), Find A Grave Memorial no. 549199, citing Willamette National Cemetery, Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA ; Maintained by Tony (contributor 47235247) .