Philip John Wajda

Lance Corporal
F CO, 2ND BN, 7TH MARINES, 1ST MARDIV
United States Marine Corps
19 January 1950 - 19 September 1968
Chicago, Illinois
Panel 43W Line 044

1ST MARDIV

7TH MARINES
Silver Star

Purple Heart, National Defense, Vietnam Service, Vietnam Campaign

The database page for Philip John Wajda

18 Feb 2001

Dear Brother

You'll always be in our hearts

Placed by his brother,
Dave Wajda
E-mail address is not available.
27 Sep 2004

You were very special to me. I'll NEVER forget you, Phil!!

From a dear friend,
Trina Grosse
leospets807@comcast.net

A Note from The Virtual Wall

On 19 September 1968, in the midst of Operation Mameluke Thrust, Fox Company 2/7 Marines lost 14 men:
  • Cpl Thomas J. Cavanaugh, Waterbury, CT (Navy Cross)
  • Cpl Edgar A. Smith, Mount Vernon, NY
  • LCpl Mark A. Knollmeyer, Seattle, WA
  • LCpl John L. Krol, New York, NY
  • LCpl Roy W. Rich, Wartrace, TN
  • LCpl Pedro S. Rodriquez, Waco, TX
  • LCpl Philip J. Wajda, Chicago, IL (Silver Star)
  • Pfc Michael A. Figueroa, East Springfield, PA
  • Pfc James D. Kelley, Greeneville, TN
  • Pfc Peter D. Matarazzo, Rochester, NY
  • Pfc Terrence Moran, New York, NY
  • Pfc Gary E. Noles, East Wahneta, FL
  • Pfc Mark L. Triplett, St Charles, IL
  • Pvt Francis S. Rhoades, Elmer, NJ




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Jim Schueckler, former CW2, US Army
Ken Davis, Commander, United States Navy (Ret)
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