Monday, February 26, 2024

Fallen Hero Recognition: Richard L. Desper - Vietnam - Feb 26, 2024

Memorial event today (2/26/24) at 9 AM on the Town Common Veterans Walkway to honor Richard L. Desper - Vietnam

"Lance Corporal Richard Lincoln Desper was born on February 12, 1947 the son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Desper. Richard lived at 45 Coutu St. with his parents, four brothers, and 13 sisters. 
According to the war Department's official telegram Corporal Desper died five miles north of An Hoa in Quong Nan province of fragmentation wounds inflicted by mortar fire while on a search-and-clear mission with the Marine Corps in Vietnam on February 26, 1969. This was Corporal Desper's second tour of duty in the war zone having previously served in Vietnam with the Navy."

Lance Corporal Richard Lincoln Desper
Lance Corporal Richard Lincoln Desper

Lance Corporal Richard L. Desper was 22 years old at the time of his death in Vietnam.

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Lance Corporal Richard Lincoln Desper

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