Hittinger, Francis R, Jr., LtCol

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Last Rank
Lieutenant Colonel
Last Primary MOS
0302-Infantry Officer
Last MOSGroup
Primary Unit
1968-1968, 0302, III MAF/2nd CAG (Combined Action Group)
Service Years
1944 - 1968
Officer Collar Insignia

Lieutenant Colonel


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Casualty Info
Home Town
Not Specified
Last Address
Alexandria Va

Casualty Date
Mar 09, 1968
Hostile, Died
Multiple Fragmentation Wounds
Quang Nam (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
*Plot: Section 3 Site 4110-C

 Official Badges 

Vietnam Combined Action Platoon (CAP)

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  2013, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified]

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 Ribbon Bar
Rifle ExpertPistol Expert

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1944, Boot Camp (Parris Island, SC)1
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
1st Marine RegimentHeadquarters Marine Corps (HQMC)3rd Marine DivisionThe Basic School
3rd Bn, 4th Marine Regiment (3/4), 4th Marine RegimentIII MAFIII MAF/2nd CAG (Combined Action Group)
  1950-1951, 1st Marine Regiment
  1953-1956, 0302, Hd Enl Recruiting Section/Deputy Dir USMCRecruiting
  1956-1957, 0302, 3rd Marine Division
  1957-1960, 0302, The Basic School
  1961-1964, 3rd Bn, 4th Marine Regiment (3/4), 4th Marine Regiment
  1965-1967, Headquarters Marine Corps (HQMC)
  1967-1968, 0302, III MAF
  1968-1968, 0302, III MAF/2nd CAG (Combined Action Group)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Offensive (1950)/Inchon Landing/Operation Chromite2
  1950-1950 Korean War/CCF Intervention (1950-51)/Battle of the Chosin Reservoir (Battle of Changjin)1
 Colleges Attended
Villanova University
  1944-1948, Villanova University
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
assigned as CO, 2nd CAG, KIA while inspecting unit in Hoi An
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