Shelton, Richard Powell, PFC

    Shelton, Richard Powell, PFC


    Vietnam War · US Marine Corps

    United States of America
    Birth - 16 Feb 1948
    Birth - 1948
    California

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    1955 - 1975 Vietnam War  - Ages: 22 - 21 years
    Years Served
    0
    Specialty
    Rifleman (USMC)
    Major Command
    1st Mar Div
    Grade
    E2
    Conflict Period
    Vietnam War
    Battalion
    2nd Bn
    Branch
    Marine Corps
    Regiment
    7th Marines
    Service Start Date
    29 Jul 1969
    Company
    G Co
    Rank
    Private First Class
    Served For
    United States of America
    Casualty - 25 Aug 1969  - Age: 22 years
    Hostile, Died
    Gun, Small Arms Fire
    Recovered
    Enlistment
    Regular
    1955 - 1975 Vietnam War  - Age: 22 years
    Conflict Period
    Vietnam War
    Branch
    Marine Corps
    Rank
    Private 1st Class
    Service Dates
    1969 - 1969
    Wall Coordinates
    19W 116/Plot: Section O, Site 3599-C
    MOS
    0311-Rifleman
    MOS Group
    03XX-Ground Combat Forces
    served-for
    United States of America

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    Award - 1969  - Age: 21 years
    Purple Heart

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    Award - 1969  - Age: 21 years
    Combat Action Ribbon

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    Award - 1969  - Age: 21 years
    National Defense Service Medal (2001-202...

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    Award - 1969  - Age: 21 years
    Vietnam Service Medal

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    Award - 1969  - Age: 21 years
    Vietnam Service Medal

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    Award - 1969  - Age: 21 years
    Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation

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    Award - 1969  - Age: 21 years
    Vietnam Civil Actions Unit Citation

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    Award - 1969  - Age: 21 years
    Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal

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    Casualty - 25 Aug 1969  - Age: 22 years
    Quang Nam
    KIA-Killed in Action
    Gun, Small Arms Fire

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    Death - 25 Aug 1969  - Age: 22 years
    21
    Burial
    Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery

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    Gender
    Male
    Hometown
    Los Angeles, CA
    Memorial Wall Location: Line
    116
    Memorial Wall Location: Panel
    19W
    Race or Ethnicity
    Caucasian
    Marriage
    Single
    Full Name
    Richard Powell Shelton
    Gender
    Male

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