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Louis H. Buehl III
Lieutenant General, United States Marine Corps
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Louis H. Buehl III died at Bethesda Naval Medical Center on October 5, 1988 after having suffered a stroke. He was 56 and held the number-three job in the Marine Corps since October 1987. He was outranked only by the Commandant and the Assistant Commandant.

He was a combat veteran of the Vietnam War and had served as Commanding General of the Marine Base at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, as Deputy Chief of Staff for Reserve Affairs and as Senior Military Assistant to William H. Taft IV, Deputy Secretary of Defense. He was a native of Pittsburgh, was a graduate of Miami University. He won the first of his three stars in April 1982 when he assumed command of the 1st Marine Brigade at Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii.

He is buried in Section 7-A of Arlington National Cemetery, near the Memorial Amphitheater and the Tomb of the Unknowns.


BUEHL, LOUIS H III
United States Marine Corps
DATE OF BIRTH: 09/18/1932
DATE OF DEATH: 10/05/1988
BURIED AT: SECTION 7A  SITE 107
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

LH Buehl III Gravesite PHOTO
Photo By M. R. Patterson, October 2002


Updated: 17 October 2002 Updated: 9 March 2003 Updated: 10 August 2003 Updated: 27 November 2005

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

LH Buehl III Gravesite PHOTO June 2003
Photo By M. R. Patterson, 28 June 2003