Vincent John Anastasio
Lance Corporal
B CO, 3RD AMTRAC BN, 1ST MARDIV, III MAF
United States Marine Corps
Baltimore, Maryland
November 13, 1948 to December 02, 1968
VINCENT J ANASTASIO is on the Wall at Panel W37, Line 20

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Lance Corporal Anastasio was taking part in Operation Meade River, approximately 7 kilomters S-SE of Dien Ban, Quang Nam Provinnce, when the LVTP-5 B-38 Tractor he was driving detonated a mine. He died as a result of the burns to his body from the explosion. .

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LCpl Anastaqsio was survived by his wife, Pamela E. and daughter Joi M who were living in Baltimore at the time. He was also survived by his father Mr. Joseph B. Anastasio and Mrs. Henry N. Anastasio, also of Baltimore. LCpl Anastasio was buried in Moreland Memorial Cemetery, Baltimore, Maryland.

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His daughter Joi submitted the photograph below which is her favorite photo of her father.

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- - The Virtual Wall, September 29, 2014

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