Beckman, Kenneth B.

Kenneth was drafted into the Marines during the Vietnam War and served as a Lance Corporal and Rifleman in the 1st Marine Division, 1st Battalion, 5th Marines, B Company. He was killed during hostile action in the Quang Nam province on January 11, 1970, earning a Purple Heart.

Kenneth is honored on the Vietnam Veteran's Memorial in Washington DC. Name inscribed at VVM Wall, Panel 14w, Line 24.


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