John Willard Van Sant
From Houston, Texas
Length of Service: 2 years
His tour began on July 24, 1967
A company, 1st Battalion, 5th Marines, 1st Marine Division
Service Occupation: Rifleman
Died at the age of 20 in Thua Thien, South Vietnam
Cause of Death: Hostile, Ground Casualty, Explosive Device
Buried in Knoxville National Cemetery on March 18, 1968 (Section X, Plot 600)


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