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7/14/69 EO3 Gregory J. Pearson, Encino, CA - Quang Tri CBMU 301

Gregory John Pearson

Equipment Operator 3rd Class
PERSONAL DATA
Home of Record: Encino, CA
Date of birth: 10/17/1948
MILITARY DATA
Service: United States Navy
Grade at loss: E4
Rank: Equipment Operator 3rd Class
ID No: 554745466
MOS: 0000: Not Recorded
Length Service: 02
Unit: CBMU-301, 3RD NC BDE, USNAVFORV
CASUALTY DATA
Start Tour: ------
Incident Date: 07/14/1969
Casualty Date: 07/14/1969
Age at Loss: 20
Location: Quang Tri, Quang Tri Province, South Vietnam
Remains: Body recovered
Casualty Type: Non-hostile, died of other causes
Casualty Reason: Ground casualty
Casualty Detail: Other accident

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Gregory is buried at:
San Fernando Mission Cemetery
11160 Stranwood Ave.
Mission Hills, Los Angeles County, CA. 91345
Section "F", Tier 4, Grave 10. Grave location park at Section "F" south curb #10, walk 4 rows of graves.
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Pearson&GSiman=1&GScid=109027&GRid=44263761&

Navy Seebee Gregory John Pearson died in Vietnam of injuries suffered in an accident while operating heavy construction equipment.

GROUND CASUALTY
EO3 Gregory J. Pearson was an Equipment Operator (3rd Class) serving with Construction Battalion Maintenance Unit 302 (CBMU-302), 3rd Naval Construction Brigade, U.S. Naval Forces, Vietnam. On July 14, 1969, EO3 Pearson was operating a belly scraper a few miles south of Quang Tri Combat Base when the vehicle rolled over on top of him. Pearson suffered fatal injuries in the incident. It was unclear what caused the machine to go over as no other personnel were nearby to see what had occurred. [Taken from coffeltdatabase.org and information provided by John McKenna (August 2019)]




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