John Edward Cantlon, Jr
Private First Class
B CO, 1ST BN, 1ST MARINES, 1ST MARDIV, III MAF
United States Marine Corps
East Lansing, Michigan
January 24, 1946 to November 24, 1966
JOHN E CANTLON Jr is on the Wall at Panel 12E, Line 114

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John E Cantlon
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In the local area papers for December 8th or 9th, 1966, the announcement was very brief. It read only like:

John E Cantlon

John was born in Beeville, Texas. He went into the Army at Detroit Michigan on 1 March 1966, took his basic and AIT and it is unknown when he started his tour of Vietnam, but with training and leave, it was possible he arrived in Vietnam in July 1966. A short few months later, he was the only one killed from sniper fire during a patrol 5 kilometers west of Dien Ban.

Surviving him were his parents, Carolyne I and John Edward Cantlon Sr, East Lansing, Michigan. He was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Lansing Michigan.

John E Cantlon

John E Cantlon


- - The Virtual Wall, October 9, 2014

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