Girolimon, Louis M., LCpl

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Last Rank
Lance Corporal
Last Primary MOS
2531-Field Radio Operator
Last MOSGroup
Primary Unit
1968-1968, USS Vancouver (LPD-2)
Service Years
1966 - 1968

Lance Corporal


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This Military Service Page was created/owned by Cpl Steven J. Mitchell (Steve) to remember Marine LCpl Louis M. Girolimon.

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Casualty Info
Home Town
Not Specified
Last Address

Casualty Date
Jun 10, 1968
Non Hostile- Died Other Causes
Vehicle Loss, Crash
Quang Nam (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Cedar Grove Cemetery - Leake County, Mississippi
Wall/Plot Coordinates
58W Line 019

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 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  2013, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified]

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 Ribbon Bar
Rifle SharpshooterPistol Expert

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1966, Boot Camp (Parris Island, SC), 2079
 Unit Assignments
MCRD (Cadre) Parris Island, SCUSS George Clymer (APA-27)MCAS  Kaneohe, HI1st Bn, 27th Marine Regiment (1/27), 27th Marine Regiment
HQ Bn, 1st Marine Division, 1st Marine DivisionFleet Marine Force Pacific (FMFPAC)USS Vancouver (LPD-2)
  1966-1966, 2500, MCRD (Cadre) Parris Island, SC
  1967-1967, 2531, USS George Clymer (APA-27)
  1967-1968, 2531, MCAS Kaneohe, HI
  1967-1968, 2531, 1st Bn, 27th Marine Regiment (1/27), 27th Marine Regiment
  1967-1968, 2531, HQ Bn, 1st Marine Division, 1st Marine Division
  1967-2003, Fleet Marine Force Pacific (FMFPAC)
  1968-1968, USS Vancouver (LPD-2)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1963-1973 Vietnam War7
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase IV Campaign (1968)/Operation Allen Brook2
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Returning to Camp Duong Son 2 during the final days of operation Allenbrook.
Louis was killed after losing control of the jeep he was driving. I was his sole passenger and by the grace of God I survived. Louis had just turned 19 years old on January 24th of that year.

Steve Mitchell, 19Jul2008.

A special thanks to Rich Girolimon who provided the pictures for this profile.
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