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LCPL Jose Garcia, Jr

LCPL Jose Garcia, Jr

Birth
San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA
Death 3 Jun 1969 (aged 20)
Quảng Trị, Vietnam
Burial San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA
Plot W, 0, 1954
Military LCPL, US MARINE CORPS
Memorial ID 682298 · View Source
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LCpl Garcia #24669092
MOS:0341 Mortarman.

Jose was born and raised in San Antonio.
He enlisted in the Marines 6 May 1968 at
the San Antonio Recruiting Office.
Jose arrived in Vietnam 22 October 1968 and
was assigned to Lima Company,3rd Battalion,
3rd Marine Regiment,3rd Marine Division.
At approximately 1345H,12 kilometers west
northwest of Cam Lo,Lima Company was hit
with hostile mortar fire.
Jose died of fragmentation wounds penetrating
his right shoulder,left hand and with traumatic
amputation of his right hand,with massive
tissue damage to the head.
He was single and served his country for 1
year and 28 days.
Survived by his father;Jose Gomez Sr,and his
sister;Lenor Lopez both of 5230 Fair St,San
Antonio,TX.

Mother;Lenor Garcia,deceased.


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  • Maintained by: Tony
  • Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Office
  • Added: 25 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 682298
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for LCPL Jose Garcia, Jr (1 Jan 1949–3 Jun 1969), Find A Grave Memorial no. 682298, citing Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Tony (contributor 47235247) .