JOHNNIE B ESPY

JOHNNIE B ESPY - CPL

  • HOMETOWN:
  • montclair
  • COUNTY:
  • Essex
  • DATE OF BIRTH:
  • March 14, 1947
  • DATE OF CASUALTY:
  • June 07, 1968
  • BRANCH OF SERVICE:
  • Marines
  • RANK:
  • CPL
  • STATUS:
  • KIA
  • COUNTRY:
  • South Vietnam

Biography


Johnnie B. Espy was born on March 14, 1947. His home of record is Montclair, NJ. He attended Hillside School and Montclair High School.

He served in the US Marine Corps and attained the rank of Corporal (CPL). Espy was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 6th Marines and 1st Battalion, 26th Marines. He started his tour of duty on November 21, 1967.

Espy was killed in action on June 7, 1968, as part of Operation Mameluke Thrust in Quang Nam, South Vietnam from small arms fire. He is buried at Glendale Cemetery, Bloomfield, New Jersey.

Sources: Various websites, the family of Johnnie Espy, and NJVVMF.

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