Corporal Joseph Brubaker, Jr.

Corporal Joseph Brubaker, Jr. (HM1S8Z)

Location: Waynesboro, PA 17268 Franklin County
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N 39° 44.277', W 77° 28.766'

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U.S. MARINE CORPS, WHO DIED IN ACTION FEB. 4, 1969. SOUTH OF DA NANG, QUANG NAM PROVINCE, REPUBLIC OF SOUTH VIETNAM. WHILE PARTICIPATING AS CREW CHIEF OF A HELICOPTER FLYING IN SUPPORT OF THE U.S. MARINE FORCES INVOLVED IN OPERATION LYNN RIVER. FROM JAN. 13, 1967 TO FEB. 4, 1969, CORPORAL BRUBAKER SERVED WITH THE MARINE MEDIUM HELICOPTER SQUADRON 362, 1ST MARINE AIR WING. DURING WHICH PERIOD HE RECIEVED 31 AIR MEDALS, 3 U.S. AND 2 VIETNAMESE CITATIONS FOR HIS DISREGARD OF PERSONAL SAFETY UNDER THE MOST HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS. THIS MEMORIAL, ERECTED BY HIS PARENTS, MR. AND MRS. JOSEPH BRUBAKER, HONORS A SON WHO IN LIFE WAS TO THEM WHAT HE LATER BECAME TO HIS COUNTRY.
DEDICATED ON JUNE 4TH 1972 BY BROTHER MARINES OF THE MARINE BARRACKS, FORT MEADE, MARYLAND: 4TH ENGINEER BATTALION, BALTIMORE, MARYLAND: AND MARINES ASSIGNED TO FORT RICHIE, MARYLAND.. SENIOR OFFICER PRESENT, LIEUTENANT COLONEL WALTER E. SEARS, USMC
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HM NumberHM1S8Z
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Historical PeriodOther
Historical PlaceMemorial
Marker TypeMemorial
Marker ClassNeither
Marker StyleMounted
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Date Added Tuesday, May 17th, 2016 at 7:27pm PDT -07:00
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Photo Credits: [1] DOUGLAS MOWEN  
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 287537 N 4401612
Decimal Degrees39.73795000, -77.47943333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 44.277', W 77° 28.766'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 44' 16.62" N, 77° 28' 45.96" W
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Area Code(s)717
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Closest Postal AddressAt or near 9 Buchanan Trail E, Waynesboro PA 17268, US
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