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Pvt James Oscar Arrowood

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Pvt James Oscar Arrowood

  • Birth 30 Mar 1945 Cumberland, Allegany County, Maryland, USA
  • Death 13 Sep 1968 Hai Phong Municipality, Vietnam
  • Burial Cumberland, Allegany County, Maryland, USA
  • Plot Enter cemetery off Baltimore Ave. in Cemetery on right hand side close to the end.
  • Memorial ID 8191453

Son of James C. 'Jake' Arrowood and Bernetta Mae Whitacre.

UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS
Died 13 Sept 1968 Quang Tri Province (03) Republic of Vietnam result of gunshot wounds to the body from hostile rifle fire and fragmentation wounds to the body from a hostile grenade while on patrol.

Article noted in Congressional Record of 90th Congress 2nd session Washington, Monday, September 30, 1968, Vol.114 No.160 pg.E8415

THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
To All Who Shall See These Presents, Greeting:
This is to certify that the President of the United States Of America has awarded the
PURPLE HEART
Established by General George Washington At Newburgh, New York, August 7, 1782 to

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS JAMES O. ARROWOOD. U. S. MARINE CORPS

For Wounds Received In Action
in Vietnam on 13 September 1968, resulting in his death.

Given Under My Hand In The City Of Washington This 3oth Day of September 1968


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  • Created by: Corleen Arrowood
  • Added: 18 Dec 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8191453
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt James Oscar Arrowood (30 Mar 1945–13 Sep 1968), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8191453, citing Green Mount Cemetery, Cumberland, Allegany County, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by Corleen Arrowood (contributor 46599215) .