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TIMOTHY MICHAEL O NEILL
 

JOHN  O'DONNELL
MARINE VET
HONORING A BRAVE YOUNG MARINE
THIS MAN HAS GIVEN OF HIMSELF EVERTHING HE COULD, SO THAT HIS BROTHER MARINES AND THE PEOPLE BACK HOME COULD LIVE A MORE PEACEFUL LIFE. THIS GIFT OF HIS LIFE SHOWS THE GREATNESS OF THIS HERO. HERO'S DON'T WEAR A CAPE OR MASK NO! THEY WEAR MARINE GREEN.HERO'S COME IN DIFFERENT SHAPE'S AND SIZE'S. AS EACH DAY PASSES,WE MUST TAKE THE TIME TO REMEMBER WHAT THIS HERO GAVE UP! SO THAT WE COULD LIVE IN A FREE SOCIETY. THANK YOU ! SEMPER FI! HERO YOU ARE NOT FORGOTTEN DOSEN'T MATTER IF YOU ARE A 2YR, 3YR, 4YR, ENLISTMENT OR A DRAFTEE OR RESERVIST,OFFICER OR ENLISTED YOU HAVE EARNED THE TITTLE OF U.S. MARINE! A NATION CRIES OUT FOR THE LOSS OF ONE OF ITS SON'S.
May 25, 2014


A  Note From the Virtual Wall
On 25 May 1969 Bravo Company, 1/3 Marines, was holding a defensive position about 5 kilometers southwest of Cam Lo (in Quang Tri Province just south of the DMZ). The position had received enemy 82mm mortar fire during the morning hours, apparently without harm, but the company's luck changed in the afternoon. The Command Chronology reports that 'At 251745H, at Bravo Company position vicinity YD055684, the NVA firing 82mm mortars ... dropped one round into the increments pit of the 81mm mortars, setting them on fire, fire spread to the 81mm ammo in the ammo pits, this started the 81mm ammo going off, and the fire spread to a pallet of 81mm ammo near the position, causing it to explode. People trying to put out the fire before the explosion got too close, Bravo suffered 8 KIA, 29 WIA, and 2 MIA. Rounds continued to cook off, making it impossible that night to get every one of the KIA or WIA out. Company forced to move off hill by continuous explosions.' On the morning of the 26th the Marines regrouped, reoccupied the position, and recovered additional bodies, increasing the casualty count to 12 dead. No identifiable remains were recovered for two Marines known to be present, and a week later one of the wounded died of his injuries. The fifteen men were 1stLt John W. Abbott, Hammond, IN, Bravo 1/3 2ndLt Timothy M. O'Neill, St Louis, MO, Bravo 1/3 Cpl Gary D. Carter, Tyler, TX, Bravo 1/3 Cpl Daniel L. Pucci, Berea, OH, Bravo 1/3 (DoW 06/02/1969) Cpl Jan Rauschkolb, Denver, CO, H&S 1/3 Cpl William F. Skaggs, St Paul, MN, Bravo 1/3 LCpl Paul A. Graff, Sunnyvale, CA, H&S 1/3 LCpl Michael A. Powell, Atlanta, GA, H&S 1/3 LCpl John Winters, Clark, NJ, Bravo 1/3 Pfc Jimmy K. Church, Columbus, OH, Bravo 1/3 Pfc Keith A. Kahlstorf, Britt, IA, Bravo 1/3 Pfc Edward T. O'Donovan, Chicago, IL, Bravo 1/3 Pfc Jim J. Walters, Sioux City, IA, Bravo 1/3 Pfc Leroy C. Williams, Jacksonville, FL, Bravo 1/3 (Body not recovered) Pvt Monek Weitz, Roxbury, MA, A Btry, 1/12 Marines (Body not recovered)
May 25, 2012


j  d
Forty years today
2nd Lt: Today is Memorial Day 2009 and forty years since you sacrificed all for our country and our Corp. Someday we will meet in Heaven with its streets guarded by United States Marines. With great respect from those who came home to those who did not. Semper Fi!!
May 25, 2009


manny  g
Fellow Veteran 69-70 An Khe
Union Gap, WA. 98903
“You are Remembered”
Peace and condolence, to the family and friends. "He which hath no stomach to this fight let him depart. But we in it shall be remembered. We few, we happy few, we band of brothers!! For he today, that sheds his blood with me, shall always be my brother”. Rest in peace brave soldier, you have not been forgotten. (W.Shakespeare) May God Bless You for your Sacrifice!!!

May 25, 2008


Donald   Daugherty
esq47@msn.com
knew him in college
15 Meridan Rd. Staffford va 22556 usa
I Think of You Often
Dear Tim, We were not close friends but I knew of you in High School and met you when we were at SMS together. I went to Viet Nam not to long after you and was saddened to hear of your death. I think of you often. Thank You for your service. You will be in my thoughts forever.
Apr 7, 2008


Corporal J.T. Bryan - U.S.M.C. -
jbryan@farmersagent.com
- - Fellow Missouri Marine - -
Lt O'Neill May you rest in God's loving arms forever. Thank you for serving our great country & allowing us to breathe freely. May the good Lord be with your family & friends as they think of you often. Sir, I salute you for your fine service. Semper Fidelis Corporal Bryan Headquarters, 3dMarDiv - Plt. 3122.
Saturday, September 17, 2005

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