Oct 102011

John Marvin Greene

Birth: Mar. 31, 1948 Charlotte, Mecklenburg Co., NC

Death: Mar. 24, 1969 Kham Duc, Vietnam.

Sgt John Marvin Greene, Vietnam Veteran, born in Charlotte, NC and became a native of New York, was 20 years old and was not married. It was reported that John died from small arms fire or grenade. His body was recovered. He was the Son of Mr. and Mrs. John E. Greene of Charlotte, NC.

He served as a Special Forces Radio Operator with Detachment A-503, 5th Special Forces Group, Special Forces Vietnam. He was awarded The Combat Infantryman’s Badge, The Silver Star Medal for Bravery, The Purple Heart Medal for his combat related wounds, the Vietnam Service Medal, The Republic of Vietnam Campaign Service Medal, The National Defense Service Medal and the Good Conduct Medal.

Burial: Forest Lawn West Cemetery, Charlotte, Mecklenburg Co., NC

Plot: Sect. D, Lot 102, Space #3.

(Source: Posted with permission of Tom & Jim Reece, #46857744;finding NC Vietnam KIA/MIA’s gravesites; Reconfigured and submitted by: Ron Yates)

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