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Private First Class Phillip Frank Defazio

Headquarters and Service Company

Battalion Landing Team 2/26

Private First Class Phillip Frank Defazio, Reading, Pennsylvania, age 18.


Died on September 11, 1968, in a separate BLT 2/26 operation just prior to LZ Margo.


He was remembered aboard the USS Princeton along with the other DMZ operation Marines and Corpsmen.

PFC Phillip Defazio. Photo courtesy of

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