Aguirre, Carlos Cruz, LCpl

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Last Rank
Lance Corporal
Last Primary MOS
0331-Machine Gunner
Last MOSGroup
Primary Unit
1967-1968, 0331, E Co, 2nd Bn, 26th Marine Regiment (2/26)
Service Years
1966 - 1968

Lance Corporal


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Home State
New Mexico
New Mexico
Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Silver City
Last Address
Silver City

Casualty Date
Feb 24, 1968
Hostile, Died
Artillery, Rocket, Mortar
Quang Tri (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Catholic Cemetery - Silver City, New Mexico
Wall/Plot Coordinates
41E 006/Plot: Section:1

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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1966, Boot Camp (San Diego, CA)
 Unit Assignments
2nd Bn, 26th Marine Regiment (2/26)
  1967-1968, 0331, E Co, 2nd Bn, 26th Marine Regiment (2/26)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)/Battle of Khe Sanh
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
HILL 861A, 5 KM NW OF KHE SANH AFLD 19680224
UTM grid reference is XD813448

LCpl Carlos Aguirre was killed in action during the seige of Con Thien. He was on Hill 861A when a 122mm rocket hit the bunker he was in
Service number 2222708
Tour start date 11/20/1967
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