Kibel, Charley Chester, PFC

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Last Rank
Private 1st Class
Last Primary MOS
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Primary Unit
1966-1967, 0311, B Co, 1st Bn, 26th Marine Regiment (1/26)
Service Years
1966 - 1967

Private 1st Class


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This Military Service Page was created/owned by LCpl William S Adams to remember Marine PFC Charley Chester Kibel.

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Casualty Info
Home Town
Penrose, Colorado
Last Address
Penrose, Colorado

Casualty Date
Apr 04, 1967
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Other Explosive Device
Quang Nam (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Glendale Cemetery - Vernon, Colorado
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Panel 17E Line 099/Range 1 Site 46

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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1966, Boot Camp (San Diego, CA)
 Unit Assignments
School of Infantry  (SOI WEST)1st Bn, 26th Marine Regiment (1/26)
  1966-1966, 0311, School of Infantry (SOI WEST)
  1966-1967, 0311, B Co, 1st Bn, 26th Marine Regiment (1/26)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1966-1966 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase II Campaign (1966-67)/Operation Prairie
  1967-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase II Campaign (1966-67)/Operation Deckhouse VI
  1968-1967 Operation Meade River/Happy Valley Hill 55
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
US Marine Corps Company B, 1st Battalion, 26th Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division 
Service Number: 2217903
Born: September 19, 1946
Inducted: March 30, 1966
Died of wounds April 4, 1967, Quang Nam Prov., Vietnam
Glendale Cemetery
Yuma County
Colorado, USA

Plot: Range 1 East, Lot 46
Let us not forget Private First Class Charley Chester Kibel, casualty of the Vietnam War. As a member of the Marine Corps, PFC Kibel served our country until April 4th, 1967 in Quang Nam, South Vietnam. He was 20 years old and was not married. Charley died from an undetermined explosion. His body was recovered. Charley was born on September 19th, 1946 in Penrose, Colorado. PFC Kibel is on panel 17E, line 099 of the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington D.C. He served our country for one year.

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