Corp Richard Lee Windsheimer

Corp Richard Lee Windsheimer

Birth
Burgettstown, Washington County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 30 Jul 1969 (aged 28)
Quảng Trị, Vietnam
Burial Burgettstown, Washington County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 86322726 · View Source
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Cpl Windsheimer#1983239
MOS:0311 Rifleman
He enlisted in the Marines after graduating from high school.
Richard arrived in Vietnam and was assigned to
1st Platoon,Foxtrot Company,2nd Battalion,
3rd Marine Regiment,3rd Marine Division.
His cause of dead was due to friendly fire,due to Beacon bombing accident,while Foxtrot Company was in their night defensive position,about 15 kilometers North Northwest of Ca Lu Airfield.Four other Marines died.
He had a couple of weeks left on his tour,before he was due to rotate back to the states.
Richard was single.
Survived by his parents and a sister.


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  • Maintained by: Tony
  • Originally Created by: John Puskar
  • Added: 6 Mar 2012
  • Find a Grave Memorial 86322726
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Corp Richard Lee Windsheimer (10 Nov 1940–30 Jul 1969), Find a Grave Memorial no. 86322726, citing Fairview Cemetery, Burgettstown, Washington County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Tony (contributor 47235247) .