Allen, Granville Joel, Jr., HM3

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Last Rank
Petty Officer Third Class
Last Primary NEC
HM-0000-Hospital Corpsman
Last Rating/NEC Group
Hospital Corpsman
Primary Unit
1967-1968, HM-8404, 7th Marine Regiment/2nd Bn (2/7)
Service Years
1966 - 1968
HM-Hospital Corpsman

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Home State
Alabama
Alabama
Year of Birth
1947
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Birmingham, AL
Last Address
Birmingham, Alabama

Casualty Date
May 23, 1968
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Quang Nam
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Carver Memorial Gardens - Minor, Alabama
Wall/Plot Coordinates
66E 006

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 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans MemorialUnited States Navy Memorial The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2013, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2014, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page
  2014, The National Gold Star Family Registry


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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1966, Recruit Training (Great Lakes, IL)
 Duty Stations
7th Marine Regiment/2nd Bn (2/7)
  1967-1968, HM-8404, 7th Marine Regiment/2nd Bn (2/7)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1968 Vietnam War
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Jul 16, 2012, General Photos1
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Granville was killed 30 minutes after dusk while on patrol about 1 click down the road from hill 190. Hill 190 was around 15 miles South West of Da Nang. He was killed instantly by AK 47 fire from the NVA. I have no pictures of him but he was a tall thin black man. 
Steve Ravettina
   
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