Howard P Howland, Jr

Second Lieutenant
ECHO BTRY, 2ND BN, 11TH MARINES, 1ST MARDIV
United States Marine Corps
09 November 1945 - 20 June 1968
Nashville, Tennessee
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1ST MARDIV

11TH MARINES
Purple Heart, National Defense, Vietnam Service, Vietnam Campaign

The database page for Howard P Howland, Jr

20 Jul 2007

I served as a fellow Marine Corps Officer with Howard in Vietnam.

John Augustine
jaugustine@aalawfirm.net

A Note from The Virtual Wall

Three Marines were killed by an "explosive device" while on patrol near Hue on 20 June 1968. The three were
  • E Btry, 2nd Bn, 11th Marines
  • H&S Co, 2nd Bn, 5th Marines
    • LCpl Harold N. Minniear, Columbus, OH
2ndLt Howland was the artillery Forward Observer attached to E Company, 2/5, and Pfc Hadley was his radioman. LCpl Minniear was a radioman assigned to H&S Company but attached to E Company.


The point-of-contact for this memorial is
one who remembers,
John Augustine
jaugustine@aalawfirm.net



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With all respect
Jim Schueckler, former CW2, US Army
Ken Davis, Commander, United States Navy (Ret)
Memorial first published on 20 Jul 2007
Last updated 07/27/2007