TED D BRITT
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HONORED ON PANEL 47E, LINE 14 OF THE WALL

TED DENNIS BRITT

WALL NAME

TED D BRITT

PANEL / LINE

47E/14

DATE OF BIRTH

01/26/1949

CASUALTY PROVINCE

QUANG TRI

DATE OF CASUALTY

03/30/1968

HOME OF RECORD

DECATUR

COUNTY OF RECORD

DeKalb County

STATE

GA

BRANCH OF SERVICE

MARINE CORPS

RANK

PFC

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REMEMBRANCES

LEFT FOR TED DENNIS BRITT
POSTED ON 1.26.2023
POSTED BY: M Vazquez

Happy Birthday

Happy Birthday Sir ….. Semper Fidelis !
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POSTED ON 1.26.2022
POSTED BY: Jury Washington

Thank You For Your Valiant Service Marine.

May those who served never be forgotten. Rest in peace PFC. Britt, I salute your brave soul. My heart goes out to you and your family. Semper Fidelis!
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POSTED ON 6.14.2021
POSTED BY: john fabris

honoring you....

Thank you for your service to our country so long ago sir. Your Silver Star citation attests to your courage and devotion to your fellow soldiers. May you rest in eternal peace.
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POSTED ON 1.26.2021
POSTED BY: Dennis Wriston

I'm proud of our Vietnam Veterans

Private First Class Ted Dennis Britt, Served with Company B, 1st Battalion, 26th Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, Third Marine Amphibious Force.
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POSTED ON 3.30.2019
POSTED BY: A US Marine, Quang Tri, Vietnam

Silver Star Medal Citation

Ted D. Britt

Silver Star
AWARDED FOR ACTIONS
DURING Vietnam War
Service: Marine Corps
Rank: Private First Class
Battalion: 1st Battalion
Division: 3d Marine Division (Rein.), FMF
GENERAL ORDERS:

CITATION:
The President of the United States of America takes pride in presenting the Silver Star (Posthumously) to Private First Class Ted D. Britt (MCSN: 2378809), United States Marine Corps, for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action while serving as a Fire Team Leader with Company B, First Battalion, Twenty-Sixth Marines, THIRD Marine Division in connection with operations against the enemy in the Republic of Vietnam on 30 March 1968, during Operation SCOTLAND. Company B was conducting a patrol near the Khe Sanh Combat Base when the Marines came under intense mortar and automatic weapons fire from a numerically superior, well-entrenched North Vietnamese Army force and sustained numerous casualties. Directed to envelop the enemy positions, Private First Class Britt rapidly deployed his men and skillfully maneuvered them in a determined assault upon the flank of the hostile emplacements. Delivering a heavy volume of accurate fire, he boldly led his Marines through the fortified trench line, routing the enemy soldiers and seizing the positions. While reorganizing to continue the attack, his squad was suddenly pinned down by hostile mortar and machine gun fire. Realizing the seriousness of the situation, Private First Class Britt alertly pinpointed the primary source of fire and unhesitatingly left his covered position to assault the automatic weapons emplacement. Fearlessly moving across the fire-swept terrain, he reached the fortified bunker and, delivering a heavy volume of accurate fire, killed four enemy soldiers and silenced the hostile fire. Continuing his determined efforts, he launched another attack against an enemy fighting hole, and while boldly advancing, he was fatally wounded. His heroic and timely actions inspired all who observed him and were instrumental in his unit accounting for 115 North Vietnamese soldiers confirmed killed. By his courage, aggressive fighting spirit and selfless devotion to duty, Private First Class Britt upheld the highest traditions of the Marine Corps and of the United States Naval Service. He gallantly gave his life for his country.
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