RODRIGUEZ, PEDRO JUAN  

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Casualty Record

 

Name:
RODRIGUEZ, PEDRO JUAN


Rank / Branch:
LANCE CORPORAL, USMC


Unit:
3RD MARINE DIVISION


Date of Birth:
1950-04-29


Date of Loss:
1968-08-22


Country of Loss:
South Vietnam


Loss Coordinates:
QUANG TRI


Status:
HOSTILE-SMALL ARMS FIRE


Category:
BODY RETURNED


Aircraft/Vehicle/Ground:
GROUND


Awards & Decorations:
See Biography


Other:
SINGLE

 

See Alphabetical list

 

See list by County



Veteran Hagiography

PEDRO JUAN RODRIGUEZ, LANCE CORPORAL, USMC, SAN ANGELO, TOM GREEN COUNTY,  TEXAS

AWARDS AND DECORATIONS

Purple Heart, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm, Vietnam Military Merit Medal

BIOGRAPHY

Pedro was born in Del Rio, Texas and spent his early years there and then the family moved to San Angelo where he attended San Angelo schools.  He enlisted in the Marine Corp on June 6, 1967 entering at Abilene, Texas.

He completed his recruit training at the Marine Recruit Training Depot at San Diego, California and then completed his ITR as a rifleman/machine gunner at Camp Pendleton, California.  He was assigned to the 8th Marine Regiment at Camp Lejuene, South Carolina in December 1967. and reassigned to Camp Pendleton to serve with the 28th Marine Regiment at Camp Pendleton in February 1968. 

He began his tour in Vietnam on June 14, 1968 and was assigned to Company B, 1st Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division.   He served as a machine gunner.  He was killed on August 22, 1968 in the Quang Tri Province. 

He was buried with full military honors in the Chapel Hill's Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Osceola, Indiana

Chapel Hills Memorial Gardens-Osceola, Indiana

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