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LCPL RICHARD C. BENNETT - KIA (Age 19)
Lance Corporal - United States Marines
8/1/1948 - 8/10/1967

Richard Bennett
LCPL Bennett was Killed in Action near Thua Thien, South Vietnam by enemy explosion fragments on August 10, 1967.

He entered the Marines on September 1, 1966 and was sent overseas on March 9, 1967.

PARENTS: Mr. & Mrs. Edwin W. Bennett, 172 Penning, Wood River, IL
FAMILY: Brother - Edwin (Skip) Bennett
Sister - Pat Bennett Haynes

Richard graduated from EAWRCHS in 1966 and was on the school gymnastic team.

BURIAL: Woodland Hills Cemetery in Wood River

 

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Gary
posted on 5/29/2013 2:43:10 PM

I was his good friend in the USMC. Met his sister a few times in Calif. would like to find any of his family. Will remember him always - Gary Schellenberg


 

 

 

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