Michael Lou KiddPrivate First Class
2ND BN, 5TH MARINES, 1ST MARDIV
United States Marine Corps
31 May 1948 - 03 May 1968
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Marine PFC Michael L. Kidd was killed in action in Vietnam on May 3, 1968. Michael received fragmentation wounds from an explosive while on patrol at Phu Loc.
He had been in Vietnam for five months and had seen earlier action at Da Nang and Hue. A graduate of North Carroll High School, Kidd enlisted in the Marine Corps in June 1967 and was trained at Parris Island, S. C., Camp Lejeune and Camp Pendleton, Calif.
His parents, Mr. and Mrs. John E. Kidd, lived on Grave Run Road, Millers, MD.
Michael was buried in Mt. Zion Cemetery, Freeland, MD.
Taken from the Carroll County (MD) Times Memorial Day edition of 1989.
14 Jul 2001
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With all respect
Jim Schueckler, former CW2, US Army
Ken Davis, Commander, United States Navy (Ret)