GEORGE M SMYRYCHYNSKI

GEORGE M SMYRYCHYNSKI - CPL

  • HOMETOWN:
  • montvale
  • COUNTY:
  • Bergen
  • DATE OF BIRTH:
  • August 07, 1943
  • DATE OF CASUALTY:
  • October 13, 1966
  • BRANCH OF SERVICE:
  • Marines
  • RANK:
  • CPL
  • STATUS:
  • KIA
  • COUNTRY:
  • South Vietnam

Biography


George M. Smyrychynski was born on August 7, 1943. His home of record is Montvale, NJ. He was a 1969 graduate of Pascack Valley High School.

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

Smyrychynski was killed in action on October 13, 1966 by a sniper's bullet.

Smyrychynski was one of eight children of Mr. and Mrs. Smyrychynski.

The following is an excerpt from The Record dated Monday, January 29, 1973:

A sniper's bullet killed George Smyrychynski near Da Nang. The 23-year-old Marine was on a combat mission when he died.

He was a 1960 graduate of Pascack Valley High School and had joined the service that August. He died in October 1966.

Information provided by Maria Hopper (historian), The Record, and NJVVMF.

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