Pitts, Freddie Richard, LCpl Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Lance Corporal
Last Primary MOS
0311-Rifleman
Last MOSGroup
Infantry
Last Unit
1966-1967, 0311, 3rd Bn, 9th Marine Regiment (3/9)/K Co
Service Years
1966 - 1967

Lance Corporal

 
 

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Home State
Georgia
Georgia
Year of Birth
1947
 
Casualty Info
Home Town
Griffin, Georgia
Last Address
Fort Walton Beach, Florida

Casualty Date
Apr 30, 1967
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Quang Tri
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Barrancas National Cemetery - Pensacola, Florida
Wall/Plot Coordinates
18E 126

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Thank you Marine for your dedication and... posted by 99 Isaacs, Larry, SgtMaj 1168
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 Unit Assignments
9th Marine Regiment/3rd Bn, 9th Marine Regiment (3/9)9th Marine Regiment
  1966-1967, 0311, 9th Marine Regiment/3rd Bn, 9th Marine Regiment (3/9)
  1966-1967, 0311, 9th Marine Regiment
  1966-1967, 0311, 3rd Bn, 9th Marine Regiment (3/9)/K Co
 Combat and Operations History
  1966-1966 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase II 1 July 1966 to 31 May 1967 Campaign VSM Streamer
  1967-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III 1 June 1967 to 29 January 1968 Campaign VSM Streamer
  1967-1968 Battle of Khe Sanh (Hill Fights)/Battle of Hill 881 South
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Lcpl Freddie Pitts a squad leader for Kilo Company 3rd battalion 9th Maines was killed in action by small arms fire leading his squad During the first battle of Khe Sahn.M/3/3 had entered and ambush on 881S. at about 1100 hours kilo was ordered up Hill 881S to help M/3/3 break contact and attemp to take the Hill.
   
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