EDWIN APONTE

EDWIN APONTE - LCPL

  • HOMETOWN:
  • newark
  • COUNTY:
  • Essex
  • DATE OF BIRTH:
  • June 03, 1944
  • DATE OF CASUALTY:
  • April 30, 1967
  • BRANCH OF SERVICE:
  • Marines
  • RANK:
  • LCPL
  • STATUS:
  • KIA
  • COUNTRY:
  • South Vietnam

Biography


 

Edwin Aponte was born on June 3, 1944. His home of record is Newark, NJ.

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

Aponte was killed in action on April 30, 1967. He was killed during an assault on the hill 881 South which was a mountain. He was acting as a scout during the assault. Edwin is buried at Glendale Cemetery in Bloomfield, NJ.

Source: NJVVMF, various websites, and vvmf.org.

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