North, Donald Richard, Jr., Cpl

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Last Rank
Corporal
Last Primary MOS
0311-Rifleman
Last MOSGroup
Infantry
Primary Unit
1968-1968, 0311, Service Company, HQ Bn, 3rd Marine Division
Service Years
1966 - 1968

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Home State
Michigan
Michigan
Year of Birth
1947
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Southgate, MI
Last Address
13698 Backus St.
Southgate, MI 48192

Casualty Date
Jun 01, 1968
 
Cause
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Reason
Artillery, Rocket, Mortar
Location
Quang Tri (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Bartlett Cemetery - Bartlett, Ohio
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Panel 61W Line 005

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Rifle Sharpshooter

 
 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1966, Boot Camp (Parris Island, SC)
 Unit Assignments
Infantry Training School(s) West1st Bn, 4th Marine Regiment (1/4), 4th Marine Regiment1st Bn, 3rd Marine Regiment (1/3)3rd Marine Division, III MEF
  1966-1966, 0311, 2nd Infantry Training Regiment (Cadre)
  1967-1967, 0311, 1st Bn, 4th Marine Regiment (1/4), 4th Marine Regiment
  1967-1968, 0311, 1st Bn, 3rd Marine Regiment (1/3)
  1968-1968, 0311, Service Company, HQ Bn, 3rd Marine Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1967-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (1967-68)/Operation Newton / Kentucky V
  1967-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (1967-68)
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)/Battle of Khe Sanh
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Died 1Jun68 aboard USNH Ship USS Sanctuary result fragmentation wounds to the body sustained 13May68 Quang Tri Province (01) Republic of Vietnam from hostile artillery fire while in a defensive position.

ARTILLERY FIRE ON DONG HA COMBAT BASE 19680513
UTM grid reference is YD243597
   
Comments/Citation

Service number 2226598
Tour start date 07/30/1967

NORTH, DONALD R., JR.
Synopsis:
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Silver Star Medal to Donald R. North, Jr. (2226598), Corporal, U.S. Marine Corps, for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action while serving with Company D, 1st Battalion, 3d Marines, 3d Marine Division (Rein.), FMF, in connection with combat operations against the enemy in the Republic of Vietnam on November 11, 1967. By his courage, aggressive fighting spirit and steadfast devotion to duty in the face of extreme personal danger, Corporal North upheld the highest traditions of the Marine Corps and the United States Naval Service.
Home Town: Southgate, Michigan

   
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