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Charles Richard Eppleman

Private First Class, U.S. Marine Corps

 

Company C
1st Battalion
1st Marines, 1st Marine Division
Died: September 30, 1951 in Korea
Buried at: Plot D O 1046G
                  Beverly National Cemetery
                  Beverly NJ
Awards: Purple Heart, Combat Service Ribbon, Korean
Service Medal, United Nations Service Medal, National
Defense Service Medal, Korean War Service Medal.


PRIVATE FIRST CLASS CHARLES RICHARD EPPLEMAN was born October 11, 1950. He was a resident of Gloucester City NJ, and went by his middle name of Richard. He was a member of Company C, 1st Battalion, 1st Marines, 1st Marine Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in the "Punchbowl" area of North Korea on September 30, 1951. Another local member of Company C, 1st Battalion, 1st Marines, 1st Marine Division, Private First Class Warren Arnold Zinn of Oaklyn NJ, had been killed in action in the "Punchbowl" ten days earlier.

Private First Class Eppleman was buried at Beverly National Cemetery on January 17, 1952.


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