Cherman, Sam, LCpl

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Last Rank
Lance Corporal
Last Primary MOS
Last MOSGroup
Primary Unit
1982-1983, 0311, 2nd Bn, 8th Marine Regiment (2/8)/G Co
Service Years
1982 - 1983

Lance Corporal


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 Personal Details 

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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
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Last Address
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Casualty Date
Dec 04, 1983
Hostile, Died
Artillery, Rocket, Mortar
US Multinational Force Lebanon Peacekeeping Mission
Location of Interment
Long Island National Cemetery - Farmingdale, New York
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Plot: Z, 1627

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 Military Association Memberships
Beirut Veterans Memorial
  1983, Beirut Veterans Memorial [Verified]

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 Unit Assignments
2nd Bn, 8th Marine Regiment (2/8)
  1982-1983, 0311, 2nd Bn, 8th Marine Regiment (2/8)/G Co
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1982-1984 US Multinational Force Lebanon Peacekeeping Mission
  1983-1983 Operation Urgent Fury (Grenada)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
A member of the Multinational Peacekeeping Force, Beirut Lebanon 1982 & 1983. Grenada 1983. Killed in Action on December 4, 1983 in Beirut, Lebanon. Sam and the other members of the squad were positioned on the outskirts of the Beirut International Airport on a small rooftop. They were involved in a firefight that lasted for hours. Their position sustained a direct hit by a 120 mm rocket. Sam and 7 other members of his squad were killed.
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