John Mullen JoycePrivate First Class
M CO, 3RD BN, 1ST MARINES, 1ST MARDIV
United States Marine Corps
21 May 1948 - 08 November 1967
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The database page for John Mullen Joyce
John was my best friend through grade and high school. He left school to enroll in the Marines, and was killed while I was still a sophomore in college. I served as a pall bearer at his funeral and interment at Mount Vernon.
Now age 50, I still think of John on a daily basis.
Thank you for your support to vets, alive and deceased, and their families and friends.
A Note from The Virtual WallThe 5th Marines' Command Chronology for November 1967 contains the following entry:
"082400 - M Co 3/1 - Listening post at BT095677. Heard explosion at LP position and sent squad out to check area. Squad received 20-30 rounds small arms when searching area. Squad returned 50 rounds small arms. Searched area, found 4 USMC killed in action."The four men, all assigned to Mike 3/1, were
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With all respect
Jim Schueckler, former CW2, US Army
Ken Davis, Commander, United States Navy (Ret)
Memorial first published on 07 Jul 1999
Last updated 11/13/2010