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Michael John Scanlon
Corporal, United States Marine Corps
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Full Name: MICHAEL JOHN SCANLON
Date of Birth: 11/12/1945
Date of Casualty: 1/18/1967
Home of Record: NORWALK, CONNECTICUT
Branch of Service: MARINE CORPS
Rank: CPL
Casualty Country: SOUTH VIETNAM
Casualty Province: QUANG TRI

Michael John Scanlon attended Monson Academy in Monson, Massachusetts. After graduation in 1965, he enlisted in the Marine Corps and went to Parris Island for boot camp (platoon 235 August 1965 graduation). He received jungle operation training at Fort Gulick, Canal Zone, in March 1966.

In Vietnam, Mike served with the 3d FORCE RECON, and was killed in action January 18th, 1967 in Quang Tri. He was awarded the Silver Star and the Purple Heart and is buried in Arlington National Cemetery.


SCANLON, MICHAEL J
CPL USMC
DATE OF BIRTH: 11/12/1945
DATE OF DEATH: 01/18/1967
BURIED AT: SECTION 37  SITE 211
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
Posted: 10 October 2005
Silver Star Medal
Purple Heart Medal