RUPERT S CARVEN III
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HONORED ON PANEL 5E, LINE 100 OF THE WALL

RUPERT SADLER CARVEN III

WALL NAME

RUPERT S CARVEN III

PANEL / LINE

5E/100

DATE OF BIRTH

12/27/1941

CASUALTY PROVINCE

QUANG NGAI

DATE OF CASUALTY

03/04/1966

HOME OF RECORD

NEWTON

COUNTY OF RECORD

Middlesex County

STATE

MA

BRANCH OF SERVICE

MARINE CORPS

RANK

LCPL

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REMEMBRANCES

LEFT FOR RUPERT SADLER CARVEN III
POSTED ON 5.29.2023
POSTED BY: Jim McCarthy

Rupert Carven USMC

God bless you Rupe. May you and your parents rest in peace.
Jim McCarthy
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POSTED ON 1.5.2022
POSTED BY: John Fabris

honoring you...

Thank you for your service to our country so long ago sir. As long as you are remembered you will always be with us....
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POSTED ON 10.1.2020
POSTED BY: Hubert Yoshida

Gone But Not Forgotten

Lance Corporal Rupert Sadler Carven, III was the son of Rupert Sadler Carven Jr. and Dorothy Veronica Durant Carven of Newton, MA. He enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps on November 1, 1962 in Boston, MA. LCpl Carven was a Marine Rifleman, age 24, born December 27, 1941, from Newton, MA. LCpl Carven arrived in Vietnam and with Hotel Company, 2nd Battalion, 7th Marines, 1st Marine Division (Rein), III MAF, FMFPac. On March 4, Operation UTAH was launched under the command of Task Force Delta in the Son Thinh District of Quang Ngai Province where the Marines would encounter elements of the 21st NVA Regiment. On D-day 2nd Battalion, 7th Marines conducted a helicopter assault near the Chau Ngai complex of villages and was heavily engaged with a regiment of NVA regulars near Hill 50 and Hill 35. Elements of F Company and H Company were overrun but were able to recover and consolidate to a night position near Chau Ngai 4. By the end of D-Day, 2/7 counted 94 enemy KIA and estimated 63 WIA. Friendly losses were 44 KIA and 84 WIA. An additional 20+ persons received minor wounds and were not evacuated. The next day, 5 March, the battle moved to the North and 2/7 cleaned up the battlefields from the day before, recovering the dead, and clearing out caves and bunkers. On March 4, 1966, LCpl Carven was killed in action dying outright from enemy gunshot wounds. LCpl Carven is interred at Holyhood Cemetery - Brookline, Massachusetts and is honored on the Vietnam Memorial on Panel 05E, Line 100.
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POSTED ON 10.15.2017
POSTED BY: Lucy Conte Micik

THANKS

Dear Lcpl Rupert Carven,
Thank you for your service as a Rifleman. 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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POSTED ON 12.27.2016
POSTED BY: Dennis Wriston

I'm proud of our Vietnam Veterans

Lance Corporal Rupert Sadler Carven III, Served with Company H, 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, Third Marine Amphibious Force.
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