MARCELINO NIEVES-COLON

Battery C 4/42 Artillery

4th Infantry Division

KIA 08/28/1968

 

 

Age: 21
Race: Caucasian
Sex: Male
Date of Birth Nov 21, 1946
From: COUNTRY CLUB, PR
Religion: PROTESTANT
Marital Status: Married

PFC - E3 - Army - Selective Service
4th Infantry Division
MOS: 13A10: Field Artillery Basic
Length of service 0 years
His tour began on Mar 17, 1968
Casualty was on Aug 28, 1968
In QUANG DUC, SOUTH VIETNAM
HOSTILE, GROUND CASUALTY
ARTILLERY, ROCKET, or MORTAR
Body was recovered

Panel 46W - Line 52

 

Marcelino Nieves-Colon was killed in action while on Operation Mac Arthur/Binh Tay, at grid reference ZU232875,
at a firebase east of Duc Lap, when his position came under attack from mortar and small arms fire.

 

 

PFC Marcelino Nieves-Colon's decorations

 

 

 

 

 

Marcelino Nieves-Colon in Vietnam
Marcelino is in front on the left looking at the camera over his right shoulder

 

Photo from Wayne Killian, Battery C 4/42 Artillery, 1968

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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