Garcia, Abel D, Jr., Cpl Fallen
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1966-1967, 0300, 1st Bn, 4th Marine Regiment (1/4)/D Co
Service Years
1966 - 1967



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Casualty Date
May 08, 1967
Hostile, Died
Artillery, Rocket, Mortar
Quang Tri
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery - San Antonio, Texas
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Panel 19E Line 58

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Thank you Cpl.for your service to this g... posted by 99 Isaacs, Larry, SgtMaj 1174 
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 Unit Assignments
4th Marine Regiment/1st Bn, 4th Marine Regiment (1/4)
  1966-1967, 0300, 1st Bn, 4th Marine Regiment (1/4)/D Co
 Combat and Operations History
  1967-1967 Counteroffensive Phase II Campaign 1 July 1966 to 31 May 1967 VSM Streamer/Operation Prairie IV
  1967-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign 1 June 1967 to 29 January 1968 VSM Streamer
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
The 1st Battalion, 4th Marines, was among the Allied forces engaged in bitter fighting around Con Thien on 08 May 1967. The 1/4 Marines lost 36 men on that day, half of them from Delta Company:
GySgt Leroy Elliott, Philadelphia, PA
Cpl John H. Boudreau, Birmingham, MI
Cpl Abel D. Garcia, San Antonio, TX
Cpl Ralph H. Watington, New York, NY (Silver Star)
LCpl Denny L. Johnson, Weinert, TX
LCpl Gary F. Mc Cue, Bloomington, MN
LCpl Calvin A. Parks, Tucson, AZ
LCpl Leo J. Sullivan, Boston, MA
Pfc Edward V. Asip, Amityville, NY
Pfc Kenneth V. Avery, Seattle, WA
Pfc Leon L. Cornwell, Philadelphia, PA
Pfc Cecil R. Jenkins, Taylors Island, MD
Pfc Robert L. Margolis, Van Nuys, CA
Pfc Thomas V. Ruff, Elkton, MD
Pfc Donald Williams, Eastman, GA
Pfc Vomer O. Wilson, West Monroe, LA
Pvt Larry F. Jankowski, South Bend, IN
Pvt Jesus M. Limones, Del Rio, TX (Silver Star)
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 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  2013, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified]
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