Shorten, Timothy John, 1stLt

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Last Rank
First Lieutenant
Last Primary MOS
0302-Infantry Officer
Last MOSGroup
Primary Unit
1967-1968, 0302, H Co, 2nd Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (2/5)
Service Years
1966 - 1968
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First Lieutenant


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

Casualty Date
Mar 31, 1968
Hostile, Died
Multiple Fragmentation Wounds
Quang Tri (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Long Island National Cemetery - Farmingdale, New York
Wall/Plot Coordinates
47E 027

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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1966, Officer Candidate School (Quantico, VA), OCS
  1966, The Basic School (Quantico, VA), TBS
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
2nd Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (2/5)
  1967-1968, 0302, H Co, 2nd Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (2/5)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1967-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (1967-68)/Operation Scotland
  1968-1968 Operation Pegasus / Lam Son 207/Task Force Kilo
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
He left a wife, Darlene
Vietnam Wall Panel coords 47E 027
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