Ernest Floyd PettyLance Corporal
COMM SPT CO, 7TH COMM BN, 1ST MARDIV
United States Marine Corps
17 January 1948 - 05 July 1967
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There but for the grace of God ...
Ernie was wild and fun. I visited his hometown a year ago, read the local paper with notes on his comings and goings, saw his school, the cafe his parents owned and his grave, where he is buried next to his father. After seeing where he came from gave an explanation for all that energy.
A Note from The Virtual WallThe Communications Support Company, 7th Comm Bn, lost two men on 05 Jul 1967: LCpl Ernest F. Petty and LCpl Marvin O. Stevens of Chicago.
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With all respect
Jim Schueckler, former CW2, US Army
Ken Davis, Commander, United States Navy (Ret)
Channing Prothro, former CAP Marine
Last updated 08/10/2009