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Roger Douglas Knudtson
First Lieutenant, United States Marine Corps
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Roger Douglas Knudtson was born on June 5, 1944 and joined the Armed Forces while in Fairfield, North Dakota.

He served as an Aviator in the United States Marine Corps.  In four years of service, he attained the rank of First Lieutenant. He began a tour of duty in Vietnam on October 29, 1968.

On February 4, 1969, at the age of 24, Roger Douglas Knudtson perished in the service of
our country in South Vietnam, Quang Nam.

He died with, and is buried with, Lawrence Emanuel Houck II.

RD Knudtson Gravesite PHOTO

RD Knudtson Gravesite PHOTO June 2003
Photo By M. R. Patterson, 27 June 2003

Posted: 14 December 2001 Updated: 6 July 2003 Updated: 4 February 2006
Air Medal
Air Medal (15)

Purple Heart Medal
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