Abolins, Janis, PFC

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Last Rank
Private 1st Class
Last Primary MOS
0311-Rifleman
Last MOSGroup
Infantry
Primary Unit
1968-1969, 0311, C Co, 1st Bn, 4th Marine Regiment (1/4)
Service Years
1968 - 1969

Private 1st Class

 
 

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Home State
Iowa
Iowa
Year of Birth
1949
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Des Moines, IA
Last Address
Des Moines, IA

Casualty Date
Jan 04, 1969
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Quang Tri (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Glendale Cemetery - Des Moines, Iowa
Wall/Plot Coordinates
35W 032/Plot Blk 35 Sec K Space 339

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Last Updated:
Jan 4, 2016
   
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The Abolins Family immigrated to America in
1951,when Janis was 2 years.
Arriving in Vietnam 7 August 1968 Janis was
assigned to Charlie Company,1st Battalion,
4th Marine Regiment,3rd Marine Division.He
died as a result of fragmentation wounds to
the body from a booby-trapped mine.
Survived by his parents,Anna Abolins and
Julius Abolins both of Des Moines,IA.

   
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