Raymond M. Dasilva, Jr
Private First Class
C BTRY, 1ST BN, 12TH MARINES, 3RD MARDIV, III MAF
United States Marine Corps
Swoyersville, Pennsylvania
April 21, 1949 to May 08, 1968
RAYMOND M DASILVA Jr is on the Wall at Panel 57E, Line 1

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14 Apr 2003

Just thought you belonged on this list, your death left an everlasting picture in my mind. I will never forget that day. You will always be remembered.

From friend,
Rick Digiacomo
jockoakajocko@yahoo.com


 

A Note from The Virtual Wall

The 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marines, lost eight men on 08 May 1968, two from India 3/3, five from Lima 3/3 - and Pfc Dasilva, a member of the artillery forward observer team with India 3/3:
  • C Btry, 1/12 Marines:
    • Pfc Raymond M. Dasilva, Swoyersville, PA

  • India 3/3:
  • Lima 3/3:
    • 2ndLt Robert Mc Kellip, Bronxville, NY
    • LCpl John A. Countaway, Winthrop, MA
    • LCpl Frederick D. Kemp, Arkport, NY
    • Pfc Richard W. Frink, Norwich, NY
    • Pvt Steven Murray, New York, NY
PFC Raymond M. Dasilva is remembered in his home town by the Swoyersville Kiwanis Club, which provides a yearly scholarship in his memory.

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