Frank Joseph Shovlin

Private First Class
United States Marine Corps
31 October 1948 - 07 June 1967
Wilkes-barre, Pennsylvania
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Purple Heart, National Defense, Vietnam Service, Vietnam Campaign

The database page for Frank Joseph Shovlin

21 Jan 2008

Frank, you are not forgotten.

From a friend,
Michael O'Day
184 Bridge Road, Nescopeck, Pennsylvania

A Note from The Virtual Wall

The 1/26 Marines' Command Chronology for June 1967 contains the following entry:

The Operations Log includes the notation that two of the 18 men killed were with an artillery Forward Observer team from A Battery, 1/13 Marines. Two of the four seriously wounded men died from their injuries. The 20 Americans - 19 Marines and 1 Navy Corpsman - who died as a result of the fight at Hill 821 were

  • A Btry, 1st Bn, 13th Marines
    • Pfc Gale E. Gotti, Westminster, CA
    • Pfc Phillip A. Van Deusen, Tully, NY

  • B Co, 1st Bn, 26th Marines
    • Cpl Ronald L. Crooks, Hickory, NC (Silver Star)
    • Cpl Edward F. Furlong, New York, NY
    • Cpl Edward A. Vercouteren, East Meadow, NY
    • Cpl Walter L. Ward, Harvey, IL
    • LCpl James L. Blaz, Dededo, GU
    • LCpl John J. Chase, Laurel, MD
    • LCpl Robert F. Enderby, Danville, IL
    • LCpl Kenneth R. Keefer, Streetsboro, OH
    • Pfc Lawrence A. Brooks, Fountain Valley, CA
    • Pfc Thomas M. Healy, Hutchinson, MN
    • Pfc Jesse L. Johnson, Morris, IL
    • Pfc Kenneth M. Johnson, San Diego, CA
    • Pfc Steven L. Millett, Massapequa, NY
    • Pfc Larry L. Morris, Gas City, IN
    • Pfc Wayne M. Pitts, Pensacola, FL
    • Pfc Frank J. Shovlin, Wilkes-Barre, PA
    • Pfc Larry E. Worthen, Union Point, GA
    • HN Gregory P. Vercruysse, Spokane, WA (Corpsman, H&S w/ B/1/26)

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With all respect
Jim Schueckler, former CW2, US Army
Ken Davis, Commander, United States Navy (Ret)
Memorial first published on 21 Jan 2008
Last updated 08/10/2009