Kopetski, Michael Benjamin, Cpl

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Last Rank
Corporal
Last Primary MOS
0341-Mortar Man
Last MOSGroup
Infantry
Primary Unit
1968-1968, 0341, G Btry, 2nd Bn, 12th Marine Regiment (2/12)
Service Years
1966 - 1968

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Home State
Florida
Florida
Year of Birth
1949
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Orange Park
Last Address
Orange Park

Casualty Date
Jun 20, 1968
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Died of Illness, Other Injury
Reason
Malaria
Location
Quang Tri (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Jacksonville Memory Gardens - Orange Park, Florida
Wall/Plot Coordinates
55W 007

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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1966, Boot Camp (Parris Island, SC), B/10031
 Unit Assignments
1st Infantry Training Regiment12th Marine Regiment3rd Marine DivisionIII MAF
2nd Bn, 12th Marine Regiment (2/12)
  1966-1966, 0311, 1st Infantry Training Regiment
  1967-1968, 0341, 12th Marine Regiment
  1967-1968, 0341, 3rd Marine Division
  1967-1968, 0341, III MAF
  1968-1968, 0341, G Btry, 2nd Bn, 12th Marine Regiment (2/12)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1967-1968 Vietnam War
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
DIED OF MALARIA, NAVAL HOSPITAL DANANG 19680620
Black-water malaria 

Michael contracted Malaria on 6/10/68, while serving in Quang Tri Province, South Vietnam.  He died of the illness on 6/20/1968.

 
   
Comments/Citation
Service number 2221374
Tour start date 11/22/1967
   
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