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Private First Class Delon Hunter

Echo Company

Battalion Landing Team 2/26

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Private First Class Delon Hunter, Los Angeles, California, age 18.


Died in the intense mortar barrage on the Echo Company position on LZ Margo on September 16, 1968.

He had enlisted in the Marines the preceding December, had been trained at MCRD San Diego and Camp Pendleton, and had been in Vietnam with 2/26 since June.

PFC Delon Hunter was 18 years old when he died in the mortar barrage on LZ Margo. Photo courtesy of

PFC Delon Hunter's headstone in Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery. Photo courtesy of and Larry McCartney.

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