LEWIS H PROUDFOOT III
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HONORED ON PANEL 26E, LINE 11 OF THE WALL

LEWIS H PROUDFOOT III

WALL NAME

LEWIS H PROUDFOOT III

PANEL / LINE

26E/11

DATE OF BIRTH

05/12/1949

CASUALTY PROVINCE

QUANG TIN

DATE OF CASUALTY

09/06/1967

HOME OF RECORD

ELVERSON

COUNTY OF RECORD

Chester County

STATE

PA

BRANCH OF SERVICE

MARINE CORPS

RANK

PFC

REMEMBRANCES

LEFT FOR LEWIS H PROUDFOOT III
POSTED ON 2.7.2005
POSTED BY: Jim McIlhenney

The Philadelphia Inquirer - September 14, 1967

From Elverson, Berks county, arrived in the war-torn country only three weeks ago, according to his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lewis H. Proudfoot Jr. Their son, Marine Pfc. Lewis Proudfoot 3d, was 18.
Proudfoot, the Defense Department reported, was killed by an enemy mine while fighting near Quang Tin. The youth had left Twin Valley High School last December and joined the Marines in February.
His sister, Joy, enlisted in the WACS about a month ago. Another sister, Ilka, and a brother, Estes, also survive. Proudfoot will be buried in Arlington National Cemetery, his family said.

Semper Fidelis, Marine!
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POSTED ON 1.31.2005
POSTED BY: Jim McIlhenney

The Philadelphia Evening Bulletin - September 14, 1967

Chester Co. Marine Killed By Shrapnel

Marine Pfc. Lewis H. Proudfoot, 3d, 18, of R.D.2, Elverson, Chester County, was killed September 6 in action in Vietnam.
Proudfoot, a member of the 1st Marines, was killed by shrapnel near Quang Tin, the Defense Department told his family. He had been in Vietnam only about a month.
He enlisted in the Marines last February after attending Twin Valley High School. He is survived by his father, Lewis H. Jr., his mother, June; two sisters, Joy, 19, who is in the Woman's Army Corps, and Ilka, 12, and a brother, Estes, seven.
"He thought he was doing his duty," his mother commented.

Semper Fidelis, Marine!
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POSTED ON 10.6.2001
POSTED BY: Alfred P. Gerhardt, Jr
He is buried in Section 12, Grave No.2073 at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia.
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POSTED ON 9.18.2001
POSTED BY: Alfred P. Gerhardt, Jr.

PFC Lewis H Proudfoot, III, USMC

POSTED ON 3.27.2001
POSTED BY: Curtis

Our Friend

The people of India Co. 3rd Bn. 5th Marines would like to honor our friend. Semper Fi. Lewis
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