Acton, Tom Perry, GySgt

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Last Rank
Gunnery Sergeant
Last Primary MOS
0369-Infantry Unit Leader
Last MOSGroup
Infantry
Primary Unit
1967-1968, 0369, III MAF/2nd CAG (Combined Action Group)/CAP Delta-5
Service Years
1948 - 1968

Gunnery Sergeant

 
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Home State
Texas
Texas
Year of Birth
1930
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Fort Worth, TX
Last Address
Bedford/Paris, Texas

Casualty Date
May 23, 1968
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Quang Nam (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Park - Colleyville, Texas
Wall/Plot Coordinates
66E 005

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 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans MemorialThe National Gold Star Family Registry
  2013, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified]
  2014, The National Gold Star Family Registry


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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1948, Boot Camp (Parris Island, SC)
 Unit Assignments
2nd Marine Division/HQ Bn, 2nd Marine DivisionMCRD (Cadre) San Diego, CAMARDET USS Philippine Sea (CV-47)Marine Barracks
MARDET USS Franklin D. Roosevelt (CVA-42)2nd Marine Regiment/1st Bn, 2nd Marine Regiment (1/2)USS Sandoval (APA-194)III MAF/2nd CAG (Combined Action Group)
  1951-1952, 0311, 2nd Marine Division/HQ Bn, 2nd Marine Division
  1952-1953, 0369, MCRD (Cadre) San Diego, CA
  1953-1955, 0369, MARDET USS Philippine Sea (CV-47)
  1955-1959, 0369, Marine Barracks Norfolk Naval Shipyard Portsmouth, VA
  1964-1965, 0369, MARDET USS Franklin D. Roosevelt (CVA-42)
  1966-1966, 0369, 2nd Marine Regiment/1st Bn, 2nd Marine Regiment (1/2)
  1966-1966, 0369, USS Sandoval (APA-194)
  1967-1967, 0369, Marine Barracks Bermuda
  1967-1968, 0369, III MAF/2nd CAG (Combined Action Group)/CAP Delta-5
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1950-1953 Korean War
  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)/Battle of Duong Lam
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Notes
  Mar 06, 2008, Spouse
  Feb 03, 2009, Memories from Member, Sgt Michael Wears
  Aug 13, 2010, Search for burial site.
  Oct 01, 2014, General Photos
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