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AUSTIN-OSCAR

OSCAR  PALMER AUSTIN

Rate/Rank
PFC
Service Branch
USMC 7/1967 - 2/1969
Speciality
MACHINE GUNNER
Born
01/15/1948
NACOGDOCHES, TX
KILLED IN ACTION IN QUANG NAM PROVINCE, SOUTH VIETNAM.
SIGNIFICANT DUTY STATIONS
COMPANY E, 2ND BATTALION, 7TH MARINE REGIMENT
1ST MARDIV, III MAF
SIGNIFICANT AWARDS
MEDAL OF HONOR
PURPLE HEART WITH GOLD STAR
COMBAT ACTION RIBBON
NAVY MERITORIOUS UNIT COMMENDATION
NATIONAL DEFENSE SERVICE MEDAL
VIETNAM SERVICE MEDAL WITH 3 BRONZE STARS
REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM GALLANTRY CROSS UNIT CITATION
REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM CIVIL ACTIONS UNIT CITATION
REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM CAMPAIGN MEDAL
SERVICE MEMORIES