LCpl Dan Allen Van Erem

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LCpl Dan Allen Van Erem

  • Birth 28 Jul 1947 Green Bay, Brown County, Wisconsin, USA
  • Death 5 Jan 1969 Quang Nam, Vietnam
  • Burial Green Bay, Brown County, Wisconsin, USA
  • Plot Block 12 N Half, Lot 121, Grave 4
  • Memorial ID 69731752

Dan, the son of Lawrence Van Erem and Myrtle Van Erem, the brother of Lawrence Jr., sisters Lorraine V. Gay, Deloris St. Thomas, Shirley Hyer, and Nancy Badeau, all of Green Bay WI enlisted in the US Marine Corps on November 28, 1967. He arrived in Vietnam on May 29, 1968, and was assigned to H&S Company, 1st Battalion, 7th Marines, 1st MARDIV (Rein) FMF.

A patrol from Company C was on a road sweep of Route 4 near the village complex of Trung An in Dien Ban District when they were hit by hostile small arms fire from three different positions. During a brief fire fight two Marines were killed and one man was wounded. LCpl Van Erem was one of the casualties; he was killed in action as a result of hostile rifle fire.

Casualties:

Robert Joseph Challener
Dan Allen Van Erem


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  • Created by: Victor Vilionis
  • Added: 12 May 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 69731752
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for LCpl Dan Allen Van Erem (28 Jul 1947–5 Jan 1969), Find A Grave Memorial no. 69731752, citing Allouez Catholic Cemetery And Chapel Mausoleum, Green Bay, Brown County, Wisconsin, USA ; Maintained by Victor Vilionis (contributor 47207612) .