9/12/68 Fallen Brother RVN
IP: 24.59.94.247

9/12/68 BUC Walter W. McGinn, Mattapan, MA Danang NMCB 1

Walter William McGinn

PERSONAL DATA
Home: Mattapan, Massachusetts
DOB: Saturday, 12/27/1913
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Married? Yes
Religion: Roman Catholic
MILITARY DATA
Service: United States Navy
Comp: Regular
Grade: E7
Rank: Chief Builder
ID No: 9002356
MOS: BU - Builder
LenSvc: Between 20 and 21 years
Unit: D CO, NMCB-1, 3RD NC BDE, USN
CASUALTY DATA
Start Tour: Saturday, 06/15/1968
Cas Date: Thursday, 09/12/1968
Age at Loss: 54
Remains: Body Recovered
Location: Danang, Quang Nam, South Vietnam
Type: Hostile, Died
Reason: Other Explosive Device - Ground Casualty
Last Update: September 1969

http://www.virtualwall.org/dm/McginnWW01a.htm
ON THE WALL
Panel 44W Line 039

https://www.vvmf.org/Wall-of-Faces/36714/WALTER-W-MCGINN/

http://www.seabee-rvn.com/GoneBut-No-Forgotten/BUC-Walter-McGinn12Sept68NMCB/18991214_WzqpbN#1475264324_v3LKkvzt

Walter rests at:
Mount Calvary Cemetery
366 Cummins Highway
Roslindale, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, 02126-1402
Plot: Lots Section, Section 18B, Lot 395, Space 1
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/129003323/walter-william-mcginn
DCR Report:
NMCB-1s BUC Walter W. McGinn was killed when his jeep was hit by an explosive ground device. Chief McGinn and LT(jg) Arthur D. Moscrip (who died the next day) were in a convoy on their way to Monkey Mountain where a detachment of Seabees were assigned duty. Their mission was one of re-supply and delivering mail. A Seabee base camp in Puerto Rico was later named in honor of LT(jg) Moscrip.


http://www.seabee-rvn.com/GoneBut-No-Forgotten/BUC-Walter-McGinn12Sept68NMCB/18991214_WzqpbN#1475264324_v3LKkvzt

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