Lee P. Vance
Unknown City, Birthplace Unknown
Major, U.S. Marine Corps
Service Number 17988
Killed in Action
Died November 14, 1952 in KoreaMajor Vance was a member of Headquarters Battery, 1st Battalion, 11th Marines, 1st Marine Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in Korea on November 14, 1952.
Major Vance was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Action Ribbon, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.
VANCE, LEE P
- MAJOR USMCR
- DATE OF BIRTH: 01/31/1922
- DATE OF DEATH: 11/14/1952
- BURIED AT: SECTION 3 SITE 4140-A
- ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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