Marvin Leroi Watson
PFC Marvin Leroi Watson was the only Marine killed in action during the assault of their Battalion's
night defensive positions (NDPs) during the early morning hours on 17 June 1969. Companies A, B, C, and Headquarters and Service
Companies were in their NDPs located 5 Kilometers West of An Hoa Airfield, South Vietnam.
Officials and community members in Woodstown gathered on Saturday, August 4, 2012 to re-dedicate
the park on Bailey Street. The park was renamed to honor PFC Marvin L. Watson, a borough resident who was killed during the Vietnam War.
Watson's name is also listed on the Russell G Garrison Memorial Park monument in Woodstown, New Jersey. Below are the photos of Park sign and 2012 Re-dedicated Memorial Stone with new names added, to include Watson's.
The Russell G. Garrison Memorial Park is located in Woodstown, New Jersey. It was originally dedicated
to local Vietnam veterans from the community who passed away during the war. The memorial was small, unnoticeable, neglected, and
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