My father is buried in Arlington; his name is Francis R Hittinger Jr., Lieutenant Colonel, United States Marine Corps. He served in the Marine Corps for over 20 years, including service at Incon and Chosin in Korea. He was killed-in-action in Vietnam on 9 March 1968. He was killed with 9 other men in a Vier Cong sapper attack near Hoi An,
Republic of Vietnam.
Yours, John Hittinger
Full Name: FRANCIS R HITTINGER, JR.
Date of Birth: 5/12/1926
ate of Casualty: 3/9/1968
Home of Record: OCEAN VIEW, VIRGINIA
Branch of Service: MARINE CORPS
Casualty Country: SOUTH VIETNAM
Casualty Province: QUANG NAM
HITTINGER, FRANCIS R. JR.
- DATE OF BIRTH: 05/12/1926
- DATE OF DEATH: 03/09/1968
- BURIED AT: SECTION 3 SITE 4110-C
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
Michael Robert Patterson was born in Arlington and is the son of a former officer of the US Army. So it was no wonder that sooner or later his interests drew him to American history and especially to American military history. Many of his articles can be found on renowned portals like the New York Times, Washingtonpost or Wikipedia.
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