4/18/71 Fallen Brother RVN
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4/18/71 CM3 Roger N. Carpenter, Weaverville, CA - Chau Doc NMCB 3

Roger Nelvin Carpenter

ON THE WALL: Panel W4 Line 132
PERSONAL DATA:
Home of Record Weaverville, CA
Date of birth: 08/22/1945
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MILITARY DATA:
Service: United States Navy
Grade at loss: E4
Rank: Construction Mechanic 3rd Class
ID No: 560662811
MOS: CM: Construction Mechanic
Length Service: 03
Unit: NMCB-3, 3RD NC BDE, USNAVFORV
CASUALTY DATA:
Start Tour: Not Recorded
Incident Date: 04/18/1971
Casualty Date: 04/18/1971
Age at Loss: 25
Location: Chau Doc Province, South Vietnam
Remains: Body recovered
Repatriated: 04/20/1971 (Returned to US soil)
Identified: 04/20/1971
Casualty Type: Non-hostile, died while missing
Casualty Reason: Ground casualty (or inland waterway)
Casualty Detail: Drowned or suffocated

www.VirtualWall.org/dc/CarpenterRN01a.htm
On the wall at Panel W4 Line 132

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Roger is buried at:
Weaverville Cemetery
Weaverville, Trinity County, CA. 96093
Sec. A Row 27 Plot 8
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=126939123

DCR Report:
1971… NMCB-3’s CM3 R.N. Carpenter drowned at the Detail Aquarius site near Chau Doc.

GROUND CASUALTY

CM3 Roger N. Carpenter was a Construction Mechanic serving with Naval Mobile Construction Battalion Three (NMCB-3), 3rd Naval Construction Brigade, U.S. Naval Forces, Vietnam. On April 18, 1971, CM3 Carpenter was at the Detail Aquarius work site near Chau Doc in Chau Doc Province, RVN, lashing material for transport to a AMMI pontoon barge when he reportedly fell into a swift current and was drowned. His body was recovered and positively identified two days later. [Taken from coffeltdatabase.org and U. S. Naval Forces, Vietnam Monthly Historical Supplement for April 1971]



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