Bacorn, Keith Ray, HN

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Primary Unit
1967-1968, HM-8404, 3rd Bn, 4th Marine Regiment (3/4)
Service Years
1965 - 1967

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Casualty Info
Home Town
Warren, OH
Last Address
Warren, OH

Casualty Date
Jan 27, 1968
Hostile, Died
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Quang Tri (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Champion Center Cemetery - Champion, Ohio
Wall/Plot Coordinates
35E 043

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 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
Vietnam Veterans MemorialThe National Gold Star Family RegistryUnited States Navy Memorial
  1967, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2014, The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2014, United States Navy Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page

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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
3rd Bn, 4th Marine Regiment (3/4)
  1967-1968, HM-8404, 3rd Bn, 4th Marine Regiment (3/4)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1967-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (67-68)
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Vietnam Tour Dates
  Sep 05, 2006, Lest We Forget
  Apr 12, 2007, WHAT ELSE CAN ISAY
  May 21, 2008, We were close friends
  Jun 21, 2012, General Photos2
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Keith was killed during a four day battle near Camp Carroll, against the 324th Division of the North Vietnamse Army, while retaking control of Rt 9, the main artillery supply route to Khe Sahn. The battle details are proudly chronicled in Marine history. The "tigers" of the 3rd Bn / 4th Marines were congratulated by General Thompkins, the 3rd Marine Division commander, and received the "Meritorious Unit Commendation" from the Secretary of the Navy. Keith's sacrifice and bravery will never be forgotten.

Eugene M. Ogozalek
Marine with India Co. 3 / 4
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