THOMAS C BEKIEMPIS

THOMAS C BEKIEMPIS

  • HOMETOWN:
  • bayonne
  • COUNTY:
  • Hudson
  • DATE OF BIRTH:
  • February 16, 1947
  • DATE OF CASUALTY:
  • March 28, 1967
  • BRANCH OF SERVICE:
  • Marines
  • RANK:
  • STATUS:
  • KIA
  • COUNTRY:
  • South Vietnam

Biography


Thomas C. Bekiempis was born on February 16, 1947. His home of record is Bayonne, NJ. He attended Padua High School in Watkins Glen, NY. He was a member of the gymnastics team in high school.

He served in the US Marine Corps and attained the rank of Lance Corporal (LCPL) with A Co, 7th ENG BN, 1st MARDIV, III MAF.

Bekiempis was killed in action on March 28, 1967. He is buried at Holy Name Cemeter in Jersey City, NJ.

Sources: Mary Franzese (friend), The Paduan, VVMF and NJVVMF.

 

 

 

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