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THOMAS HOWARD CARUTHERS


is honored on Panel 6E, Line 121 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

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  • Ground Casualty

    Posted on 7/8/18 - by wkillian@smjuhsd.org
    PVT Thomas H. Caruthers was trained as a bugler and was assigned to Headquarters Company, Headquarters Battalion, 3rd Marine Division. On April 18, 1966, PVT Caruthers was in the vicinity of Da Nang, Quang Nam Province, RVN, when he sustained a fatal chest wound when another Marine accidentally discharged their M14 rifle. [Taken from coffeltdatabase.org]
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  • Thanks

    Posted on 10/15/17 - by Lucy Conte Micik Bennysgift@gmail.com
    Dear Pvt Thomas Caruthers,
    Thank you for your service as a Bandsman - Bugler. It is important for us all to acknowledge the sacrifices of those like you who answered our nation's call. Please watch over America, it stills needs your strength, courage and faithfulness. Rest in peace with the angels.
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  • I'm proud of our Vietnam Veterans

    Posted on 12/12/16 - by Dennis Wriston
    Private Thomas Howard Caruthers, Served with the Headquarters Company, Headquarters Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, Third Marine Amphibious Force.
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  • PVT Thomas H. Caruthers, USMC

    Posted on 8/3/16 - by Jim McIlhenney christianamacks@comcast.net
    Marine Corps Recruit Depot
    San Diego, CA
    Second Battalion
    Platoon Section 216

    Commenced Training: 26 February 1964
    Graduated: 06 May 1964

    SSGT C.L. Dobbs - Platoon Commander
    SGT C.L. Sprengelmeyer - Junior Drill Instructor
    SGT E.M. Elmore - Junior Drill Instructor

    One other member of Platoon 216 was KIA in Viet Nam.
    PFC Fred A. Tryon Jr. - Downey, CA

    Semper Fidelis, Marine!
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  • Semper Fi, Marine.

    Posted on 4/18/14 - by A Marine, USMC, Vietnam
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