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 Francis R. Hittinger, Jr.
Lieutenant Colonel, United States Marine Corps
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Dear Sir:

My father is buried in Arlington; his name is Francis R Hittinger Jr., Lieutenant Colonel, United States Marine Corps. He served in the Marine Corps for over 20 years, including service at Incon and Chosin in Korea.  He was killed-in-action in Vietnam on 9 March 1968. He was killed with 9 other men in a Vier Cong sapper attack near Hoi An,
Republic of Vietnam.

Yours, John Hittinger


Full Name: FRANCIS R HITTINGER, JR.
Date of Birth: 5/12/1926
ate of Casualty: 3/9/1968
Home of Record: OCEAN VIEW, VIRGINIA
Branch of Service: MARINE CORPS
Rank: LTC 
Casualty Country: SOUTH VIETNAM
Casualty Province: QUANG NAM
HITTINGER, FRANCIS R. JR.

LTC USMC
DATE OF BIRTH: 05/12/1926
DATE OF DEATH: 03/09/1968
BURIED AT: SECTION 3  SITE 4110-C
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
Posted: 7 March 2006
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