LCpl Walter Lee Armstrong

LCpl Walter Lee Armstrong

Birth
Horton, Brown County, Kansas, USA
Death 15 Dec 1967 (aged 20)
Quảng Trị, Vietnam
Burial Tucson, Pima County, Arizona, USA
Plot Block 9
Memorial ID 59519454 View Source
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Lance Corporal, U.S. Marine Corps

LCPL Armstrong was killed by a mortar round as he was leaving his hut during a mortar attack in the Quang Tri Province of Vietnam in December 1967. Walter Armstrong graduated from Rincon High School in 1965 and joined the Marines weeks after graduation. LCPL Armstrong was an Aircraft Systems Technician with VMO-6 of MAG 36 in the 1st Marine Air Wing. He was awarded 6 Air Medals and a Purple Heart.
(Source: Tucson Daily Citizen, December 27, 1967)
Survived by his parents, Willard T & Edith M
Armstrong of 4910 East 26th St, Tucson, AZ.


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