Adams, Peter Robert, LCpl

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Last Rank
Lance Corporal
Last Primary MOS
0331-Machine Gunner
Last MOSGroup
Infantry
Primary Unit
1968-1969, 0331, B Co, 1st Bn, 1st Marine Regiment (1/1)
Service Years
1968 - 1969

Lance Corporal

 
 

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Home State
Massachusetts
Massachusetts
Year of Birth
1949
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Dorchester
Last Address
Dorchester, Massachusetts

Casualty Date
May 31, 1969
 
Cause
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Quang Nam (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
23W 024

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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
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  1968, Boot Camp (Parris Island, SC), 3015
 Unit Assignments
1st Bn, 1st Marine Regiment  (1/1), 1st Marine Regiment
  1968-1969, 0331, B Co, 1st Bn, 1st Marine Regiment (1/1)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1969-1969 Vietnam War1
  1969-1969 Vietnam War/Tet 69 Counteroffensive Campaign (1969)/Operation Pipestone Canyon
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
B/T 105MM SHELL 6 KM W-NW OF DIEN BAN 19690520
UTM grid reference is BT010610
WIA 20May, died USS REPOSE

On the first days of Operation Pipestone Canyon, Peter Adams was setting up his M - 60 when he started to grab two bamboo stakes which were attached to a rigged booby trap and it blew up on him. He was wounded severly and died of his wounds May 31. Peter was a machinegunner and a member of 3rd Plt. 
   
Comments/Citation
Service number 2465981
Tour start date 02/17/1969
   
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