RICHARD D MORSE
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HONORED ON PANEL 25E, LINE 87 OF THE WALL

RICHARD DEAN MORSE

WALL NAME

RICHARD D MORSE

PANEL / LINE

25E/87

DATE OF BIRTH

07/20/1946

CASUALTY PROVINCE

QUANG TRI

DATE OF CASUALTY

09/02/1967

HOME OF RECORD

MOREHOUSE

COUNTY OF RECORD

New Madrid County

STATE

MO

BRANCH OF SERVICE

NAVY

RANK

HM3

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REMEMBRANCES

LEFT FOR RICHARD DEAN MORSE
POSTED ON 9.3.2022
POSTED BY: David Holt

In memory

a hospital corpsman third class in the Navy, was killed Saturday in the fighting in Vietnam.
Corpsman Morse, 21 years old, died of wounds to the neck inflicted by enemy artillery while in a defensive position in the vicinity of Quang Tri Province, South Vietnam, his family was notified.
He had been in Vietnam since Nov. 4, 1965. In August, he was given rest and recuperation leave in Honolulu, Hawaii, and his wife, Mrs. Martha Louise Monan Morse of Sikeston, went there to visit him.
She did not take their son, Richard Scott Morse, 10 months, and Richard died without ever seeing his son.
Corpsman Morse joined the Navy Reserves in May, 1964, and was assigned to active duty on Oct. 1965.
In Vietnam, he was attached to Co. C., 3rd Engineering Battalion, 3rd Marine Division.
Born July 20, 1945, he was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Orlin Morse, who now reside in Fulton.
Prior to entering the service, he was employed at Hart's Bakery here and attended the Second General Baptist Church. He and Mrs. Morse were married May 29, 1965.
Survivors are his widow, his parents, his son and a brother, Kenneth Morse.
His body is expected to arrive in the US in about seven days and will be brought to the Jackson Funeral Home for funeral arrangements.
Southeast Missourian. https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/21568135/richard-dean-morse
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POSTED ON 7.10.2022
POSTED BY: ANON

76

Never forgotten.

Semper Fi, Doc
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POSTED ON 7.15.2021
POSTED BY: ANON

Never Forgotten

On the remembrance of your 75th birthday, your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Semper Fi, Doc
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POSTED ON 12.13.2020
POSTED BY: Lucy Micik

Thank You

Dear PO3C Richard Morse, Thank you for your service as a Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class with the 3rd Marine Eng. Bn. Semper Fi. Thank you for the lives you saved. Saying thank you isn't enough, but it is from the heart. It is 3rd Week of Advent, and this week means joy. Time passes quickly. Please watch over America, it stills needs your strength, courage and faithfulness, especially now. Rest in peace with the angels.
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POSTED ON 9.19.2018
POSTED BY: Jimmie Mrose

Memorial

Rest in piece Rich. I never would have met you if I didn't get your mail by mistake
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