Glenn John ZamorskiFirst Lieutenant
HMM-164, MAG-16, 1ST MAW
United States Marine Corps
05 October 1942 - 11 June 1968
Elizabeth, New Jersey
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The database page for Glenn John Zamorski
This memorial is for the cousin I never knew. You gave your life so that others can enjoy freedom. I wish I could have known the man with so much courage. Freedom does not come free.
When one American is not worth the effort to be found, we as Americans have lost. May you rest peacefully knowing others have benefitted from your sacrifices. I would gladly welcome any information from those who served with Glen ... any stories or remembrances. The point of contact for Glenn is
13 Sep 2006
There will be a memorial dedicated to those from Elizabeth who gave their lives in Vietnam.
This will take place on 21 September 2006 in Scott Park, Elizabeth, New Jersey, at 11 am sharp.
From a cousin,
7326 Samuel Drive, Laurel Lake, New Jersey 08332
A Note from The Virtual WallThree men from HMM-164 were killed when their CH-46A (BuNo 150960) was hit in flight by an artillery shell reportedly fired by a battery of the 11th Marines:
The photo at the top of the page is from Pop-A-Smoke and was taken by Lt Jones. 1stLt Zamorski enlisted in the Marines in May 1964 and eventually entered the Marine Corps Aviation Cadet Training Program. He received his wings and was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in June 1967. He was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross in Feb 1968, cited for landing his aircraft under heavy enemy fire in order to rescue four Marines.
Available records indicate the bodies of the three men were recovered.
In addition to being remembered on the Wall in Washington, 1stLt Zamorski's name appears on the New Jersey Vietnam Veterans' Memorial, which has one panel for each day of the year listing the men who died on that day. The panel for 11 June shows
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With all respect
Jim Schueckler, former CW2, US Army
Ken Davis, Commander, United States Navy (Ret)
Memorial first published on 13 Jun 2004
Last updated 08/10/2009