O'Daffer, Richard Duane, HN

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Last Rank
Hospitalman
Last Primary MOS
HM-8404-Field Medical Service Technician
Primary Unit
1968-1968, HM-8404, 1st Marine Division, I MEF
Service Years
1966 - 1968

Hospitalman

 
 

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Home State
Minnesota
Minnesota
Year of Birth
1946
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Albert Lea, MN
Last Address
Albert Lea, MN

Casualty Date
Feb 19, 1968
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Artillery, Rocket, Mortar
Location
Quang Tri (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
40E 026/Burial Unknown

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Vietnam Veterans MemorialUnited States Navy Memorial The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2014, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified]
  2014, United States Navy Memorial
  2014, The National Gold Star Family Registry


 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Rich was in Quang Tri Province providing medical support for a search and destroy mission when suddenly they came under heavy enemy mortar fire. He was hit by rifle fire and died instantly.
   
Comments/Citation
Not Specified
   

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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
III MAF3rd Bn, 1st Marine Regiment  (3/1), 1st Marine Regiment1st Marine Division, I MEF
  1968-1968, HM-8404, III MAF
  1968-1968, HM-8404, 3rd Bn, 1st Marine Regiment (3/1), 1st Marine Regiment
  1968-1968, HM-8404, 1st Marine Division, I MEF
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1968 Vietnam War
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  Memorial from Brother
  My friend
  Vietnam Tour Dates
  Jun 16, 2014, General Photos1
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