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PFC Ronald Lee “Fence” Fenstermacher

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PFC Ronald Lee “Fence” Fenstermacher

  • Birth 31 Mar 1946 Buckhannon, Upshur County, West Virginia, USA
  • Death 24 Jul 1966 Quang Tri, Quang Tri, Vietnam
  • Burial Buckhannon, Upshur County, West Virginia, USA
  • Memorial ID 66334189

PFC Fenstermacher #2137472
MOS:0331 M60 Machine Gunner.

Ronald graduated from the Buckhannon-
Upshur High School in 1965 and had enlisted
in the Marines under 120 delay program.
Ronald arrived in Vietnam and was assigned
to the 2nd Platoon of India Company,3rd
Battalion,5th Marine Regimnet,1st Marine
Division.Ronald died as a result of multiple
fragmentation wounds to the body from a
hostile explosive device when the 2nd Platoon
encountered hostile forces,at Razorback Ridge
(Hill 36)12 kilometers west of Cam Lo while
participating in Operation Hastings.
Ronald had a girlfriend by the name of Sherry
Watts that wrote several letters to him while
he was in Vietnam.
Bridge #49-16-9.04 on County Route 16,at
mile marker 9.04 in his hometown was named
the "Ronald Lee Fenstermacher Memorial
Bridge" to honor him.
Tour of duty unknown.
Survived by his parents,Richard & Kathleen
Fenstermacher and his brother,Richard Alan
all of Buckhannon,WV.


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  • Maintained by: Tony
  • Originally Created by: Pennsylvania Lady
  • Added: 1 Mar 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 66334189
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PFC Ronald Lee “Fence” Fenstermacher (31 Mar 1946–24 Jul 1966), Find A Grave Memorial no. 66334189, citing Heavner Cemetery, Buckhannon, Upshur County, West Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Tony (contributor 47235247) .