John Francis BurnsLance Corporal
H&S CO, 1ST AMTRAC BN, 3RD MARDIV
United States Marine Corps
26 August 1947 - 20 October 1966
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The database page for John Francis Burns
A proud United States Marine, assigned to the First Amphibian Tractor Battalion, 19 years young, in country less than 6 months, he died a hero, defending the freedom of the people of South Vietnam, while fearlessly pursuing their opressors. John deserves to be remembered for his sacrifices, courage, determination and dedication.
SEMPER FI, JOHN.
From a comrade-in-arms,
A Note from The Virtual WallThe Naval Hospital Great Lakes archives advise that Corporal Donald Brown was injured by a mine on 20 Oct 1966, was evacuated, and died from his injuries on 11 November 1966.
The 1st AMTRAC Battalion Command Chronology for October 1966 contains the following entries:
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With all respect
Jim Schueckler, former CW2, US Army
Ken Davis, Commander, United States Navy (Ret)
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