Higgins, Jerome, PFC Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Private 1st Class
Last Primary MOS
0311-Rifleman
Last MOSGroup
Infantry
Last Unit
1969-1969, 0311, 1st Bn, 7th Marine Regiment (1/7)/D Co
Service Years
1968 - 1969

Private 1st Class

 
 

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Home State
Ohio
Ohio
Year of Birth
1950
 
Casualty Info
Home Town
Springfield
Last Address
Springfield

Casualty Date
Nov 12, 1969
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Vietnam
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
16W 062

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 Unit Assignments
1st Bn, 7th Marine Regiment (1/7)/D Co
  1969-1969, 0311, 1st Bn, 7th Marine Regiment (1/7)/D Co
  1969-1969, 0311, 1st Bn, 7th Marine Regiment (1/7)/D Co
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Last Known Activity
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Comments/Citation

SILVER STAR



HIGGINS, JEROME (KIA)
Synopsis:
The President of the United States takes pride in presenting the Silver Star Medal (Posthumously) to Jerome Higgins (2457197), Private First Class, U.S. Marine Corps, for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action while serving with Company D, 1st Battalion, 7th Marines, 1st Marine Division (Rein.), FMF, in connection with combat operations against the enemy in the Republic of Vietnam on November 12, 1969. By his courage, aggressive fighting spirit and steadfast devotion to duty in the face of extreme personal danger, Private First Class Higgins upheld the highest traditions of the Marine Corps and the United States Naval Service. He gallantly gave his life for his country.
Home Town: Springfield, Ohio

   
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