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Franklin Lee Carey

Corporal, Marine Corps

Born: April 24, 1948
Hometown: Amelia County
Casualty Date: October 15, 1967
Died In: Quang Tri Province, South Vietnam

Corporal Carey served with K Company, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marines, 3rd Marine Division. He enlisted in the Marine Corps on July 5, 1966. A 500 pound bomb was dropped in K Company’s area and three were killed, including Corporal Carey.

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