THOMAS G ROMAINE

THOMAS G ROMAINE - LCPL

  • HOMETOWN:
  • saddle brook
  • COUNTY:
  • Bergen
  • DATE OF BIRTH:
  • May 15, 1949
  • DATE OF CASUALTY:
  • April 13, 1969
  • BRANCH OF SERVICE:
  • Marines
  • RANK:
  • LCPL
  • STATUS:
  • KIA
  • COUNTRY:
  • South Vietnam

Biography


Thomas G. Romaine was born on May 15, 1949. His home of record is Saddle Brook, NJ. He graduated from Saddle Brook High School.

He served in the US Marine Corps and attained the rank of Lance Corporal (LCPL).

Romaine was killed in action on April 13, 1969 during a mortar attack near Da Nang.

His parents and a brother survived him.

The following is an excerpt from The Record about Cpl. Thomas Romaine:

Thomas Romaine's letters from Vietnam expressed the thoughts of a 19-year-old. He wanted only to return home and to marry the girl he had left behind.

Cpl. Romaine, a graduate of Saddle Brook High School, enlisted in the Marines in May 1967, on his 18th birthday and arrived in Vietnam in August 1968.


Sources: Various websites, The Record, and NJVVMF.

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