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LCpl Steven Gary Bloom

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LCpl Steven Gary Bloom

  • Birth 18 Sep 1946 Elkhart, Elkhart County, Indiana, USA
  • Death 8 Mar 1967 Quang Ngai, Quang Ngai, Vietnam
  • Burial Elkhart, Elkhart County, Indiana, USA
  • Plot Section 34, Lot 137
  • Memorial ID 70177000

Steven, the son of Gerald O. Bloom and Mildred F. Bloom and brother of Greg F. Bloom, all of Elkhart IN enlisted in the US Marine Corps on April 15, 1966 in Indianapolis IN. He arrived in Vietham and was assigned to Company K, 3d Battalion, 7th Marines, 1st MARDIV (Rein) FMF.

During Operation DESOTO a Marine patrol moving between the hamlets of An Thuong and Vinh Phuoc in Duc Pho District, were hit by 20 rounds of enemy small arms rifle which resulted in the death of LCpl Bloom.


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Indiana
L Cpl Co K 7 Mar 1 Mar Div
Vietnam PH (Purple Heart)


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  • Created by: Victor Vilionis
  • Added: 21 May 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 70177000
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for LCpl Steven Gary Bloom (18 Sep 1946–8 Mar 1967), Find A Grave Memorial no. 70177000, citing Rice Cemetery, Elkhart, Elkhart County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Victor Vilionis (contributor 47207612) .