Christopher, Wayne Edward, LCpl

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Last Rank
Lance Corporal
Last Primary MOS
0311-Rifleman
Last MOSGroup
Infantry
Primary Unit
1968-1968, 0311, B Co, 1st Bn, 3rd Marines (1/3)
Service Years
1967 - 1968
Enlisted Collar Insignia
Lance Corporal

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 Personal Details 

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Home State
Maryland
Maryland
Year of Birth
1949
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Lansdowne
Last Address
Lansdowne

Casualty Date
Sep 11, 1968
 
Cause
KIA-Killed in Action
Reason
Artillery, Rocket, Mortar
Location
Quang Tri (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Baltimore National Cemetery (VA) - Baltimore, Maryland
Wall/Plot Coordinates
44W 022/Plot: Section B Site 74

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 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
National Cemetery Administration (NCA)Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  1968, National Cemetery Administration (NCA)
  2013, Vietnam Veterans Memorial



Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)/Operation Lancaster II
From Month/Year
January / 1968
To Month/Year
April / 1968

Description
Jan 21 – Nov 23 1968. Operation Lancaster II was a U.S. Marine Corps security operation that took place in northern Quảng Trị Province from 20 January to 23 November 1968 during the Vietnam War. The operation followed on directly from Operation Lancaster. The Marines patrolled aggressively. The response of the People's Army of Vietnam (PAVN) was mixed; Prolonged lulls alternated with fierce fighting. Broadly the Marines felt that they were successful in maintaining the supply.

1st Battalion, 1st Marines, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marines, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marines, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marines, 1st Battalion, 4th Marines, 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines, 3rd Battalion, 4th Marines, 1st Battalion, 9th Marines, 2nd Battalion, 9th Marines, 3rd Battalion, 9th Marines and 2nd Battalion, 26th Marines search-and-clear operation to safeguard Route 9 between Cam Lo and Ca Lu.
   
My Participation in This Battle or Operation
From Month/Year
January / 1968
To Month/Year
April / 1968
 
Last Updated:
Mar 16, 2020
   
Personal Memories
   
Units Participated in Operation

2nd Bn, 4th Marines (2/4)

3rd Bn, 4th Marines (3/4)

 
My Photos From This Battle or Operation
No Available Photos

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  • Albertini, Robert, LCpl, (1968-1969)
  • Anderson, Eric, Sgt, (1966-1969)
  • Anderson, Marion, HM2, (1962-1970)
  • Anderson, Mark, Cpl, (1966-1969)
  • Archuleta, Gilbert, GySgt, (1955-1975)
  • Armijo, Phil, Sgt, (1967-1970)
  • Averill, Robert, Capt, (1962-1980)
  • Bain, John, Cpl, (1967-1972)
  • Balkovich, Marc, Cpl, (1967-1969)
  • Barr, David, LCpl, (1967-1969)
  • Bascombe, Jerry, Cpl, (1966-1969)
  • Beal, John, Sgt, (1966-1972)
  • Beaudet, Edward, Sgt, (1967-1970)
  • Beckdolt, Mike, Sgt, (1964-1968)
  • Bell, Paul, LCpl, (1968-1969)
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  • Brieske, Robert, PFC, (1967-1971)
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  • Budnik, Victor, LCpl, (1967-1969)
  • Burgess, James Howard, Sgt, (1967-1970)
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  • Burroughs, Joseph, Maj, (1967-1992)
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  • Cannady, Lynn, Cpl, (1965-1969)
  • Cardenas, Louis, Cpl, (1967-1975)
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