In Memory

Richard E Grimstad

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06/08/18 08:40 PM #1    

Richard Predmore

Sigard Richard Grimstad was born on January 18, 1945. According to our records New Jersey was Grimstad's home or enlistment state. Furthermore, we have Teaneck listed as the city and Bergen County included within the archival record.

SERVICE: Enlisted in the Marine Corps. Entered via Regular Military. Served during the Vietnam War. Start of tour or enlistment date was December 29, 1967. Grimstad had the rank of Private First Class. Occupation or specialty was Rifleman. Service number was 2355521. Served with 1st Marine Division, 2nd Battalion, 1st Marines, E Company.

CIRCUMSTANCES: Grimstad experienced a serious casualty which ultimately resulted in loss of life on May 19, 1968. This occurred in or around SE of Khe Sanh Combat Base, South Vietnam, Quang Tri province. Circumstances of the casualty were attributed to: "Died through hostile action .. explosive device"

REMEMBERED: Honored on the Vietnam Veteran's Memorial, VVM Wall, Panel 63e, Line 10.


06/09/18 12:04 PM #2    

Thomas Wansleben

Richard was a good friend and classmate.
Semper Fi

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