Vaughn, Richard William, 2ndLt

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Last Rank
Second Lieutenant
Last Primary MOS
0301-Basic Infantry Officer
Last MOSGroup
Infantry
Primary Unit
1966-1967, 0301, B Co, 1st Bn, 9th Marine Regiment (1/9)
Service Years
1966 - 1967
Officer_ Collar Insignia

Second Lieutenant

 
 

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Home State
California
California
Year of Birth
1944
 
This Military Service Page was created/owned by 1stLt Lawrence G. Ward (Mustanger aka SSJO)-Deceased to remember Marine 2ndLt Richard William Vaughn.

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Casualty Info
Home Town
San Luis Obispo
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Dec 06, 1967
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Artillery, Rocket, Mortar
Location
Thua Thien (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Golden Gate National Cemetery - San Bruno, California
Wall/Plot Coordinates
31E 055/Plot Section S Site 1295

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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1966, Officer Candidate School (Quantico, VA), OCS1
  1966, The Basic School (Quantico, VA), TBS
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
1st Bn, 9th Marine Regiment (1/9)
  1966-1967, 0301, B Co, 1st Bn, 9th Marine Regiment (1/9)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1967-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (1967-68)
  1967-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (1967-68)/Operation Neosho I
 Colleges Attended
University of Oklahoma
  1962-1966, University of Oklahoma
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
MORTAR FIRE ON POSITION 1 KM W-SW OF NAM HOA 19671206
UTM grid reference is YD753124
   
Comments/Citation

Service number 095697
Tour start date 10/11/1967

   
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