Cherman, Sam, LCpl Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Lance Corporal
Last Primary MOS
0311-Rifleman
Last MOSGroup
Infantry
Last Unit
1982-1983, 0311, 2nd Bn, 8th Marine Regiment (2/8)/G Co
Service Years
1982 - 1983

Lance Corporal

 
 

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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
1964
 
Casualty Info
Home Town
Not Specified
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Dec 04, 1983
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Artillery, Rocket, Mortar
Location
Lebanon
Conflict
Cold War (1946-1991)/Lebanon/Multi National Peace Keeping Force Lebanon
Location of Interment
Long Island National Cemetery - Farmingdale, New York
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Plot: Z, 1627

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Beirut Veterans Memorial
  1983, Beirut Veterans Memorial [Verified]


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 Unit Assignments
8th Marine Regiment/2nd Bn, 8th Marine Regiment (2/8)
  1982-1983, 0311, 2nd Bn, 8th Marine Regiment (2/8)/G Co
 Combat and Operations History
  1982-1984 Lebanon/Multi National Peace Keeping Force Lebanon
  1983-1983 Grenada/Urgent Fury 1983
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
A member of the Multinational Peacekeeping Force, Beirut Lebanon 1982 & 1983. Grenada 1983. Killed in Action on December 4, 1983 in Beirut, Lebanon. Sam and the other members of the squad were positioned on the outskirts of the Beirut International Airport on a small rooftop. They were involved in a firefight that lasted for hours. Their position sustained a direct hit by a 120 mm rocket. Sam and 7 other members of his squad were killed.
   
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