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a. Note:   !BIRTH: John Stanley Almoney born Oct. 2 1946 York Co PA father Victor Ernst Almoney and Anna Louise Fogle.
  Killed in Vietnam in the service of his country.
  !OBIT: Yorker, 20, Killed in Vietnam War. Marine Cpt. John S. Almoney 854 Wayne avenue, killed in action at Huong Hoa. Marine Cpl. John S. Almoney, 20 son of Mrs. A. Louise Almoney, 854 Wayne avenue, was killed Wednesday in action against hostile forces in Huong Hoa, South Vietnam. His father was the late Victor E. Almoney Jr. Cpl. Almoney, who entered the Marines in 1966, had been serving with Company E of the Second Battalion, Third Marine division. He was a 1964 graduate of William Penn Senior High School and had attended York Junior college during 1965 before joining the Marines. He was a member of the Fourth EUB church and Sunday school and had been an Explorer Scout with Troop 36. he had also been a life guard at Pinchot State Park. Surviving also are a sister, Victoria L. Almoney, at home; his paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Victor E. Almoney, Sr. 1679 Druck Valley Road; and his maternal grandfather Charles E. Fogle, 342 Smith Street.
  NEWS: Pinchot Park Site Named for York. An acre of land on the York Side of Pinchot State park was dedicated and named for Cpl. John S. Almoney, York Marine killed in action May 3 in Vietnam, at sunset last evening at a service attended by about 75 relatives and park officials. Rev. Melvin Geiman Jr., pastor Fourth EUB church, conducted the dedicatory services at Almoney Point. Two men are shown looking from the point over the lake at the park. Cpl. Almoney was a lifeguard the last two years at Pinchot Park. He was the son of Mrs. A. Louise Almoney, 854 Wayne avenue, and the late Victor E. Almoney Jr. He was a member of Fourth church. A wooden plaque, lower photo placed at the point was made by Raymond Bubb, assistant exhibits technician for the Department of Forests and Waters. Sign says" Almoney Point... In memoriam Marine Corporal John S. Almoney Killed in Action Huong Hoa, Vietnam May 3, 1967 served the park as a lifeguard. Article June 17, 1967 The Gazette and Daily. p. 3
  Name: JOHN STANLEY Almoney Birth Date: 2 Oct 1946 Death Date: 3 May 1967 Home City: York Home State: Pennsylvania SSN/Service #: 2195646 Death Date: 3 May 1967 Casualty Country: Republic of Vietnam (South Vietnam) Service Branch: United States Marine Corps Component: Regular (RA, USN, USAF, USMC, USCG) Rank: Corporal Military Grade: Corporal Pay Grade: Specialist Fourth Class (U.S. Army) or Corporal (U.S. Army, U.S. Marine Corps) or Sergeant (U.S. Air Force) or Grade/Rate Abbreviations With First Column: Any Entry; Second Column: N; Third Column: 3; Fourth Column: Blank (U.S. Navy, U.S. Coast Guard) or Province: 01 Decoration: Not Available CN: Republic of Vietnam (South Vietnam) Unit: CO E. 2ND BN, 3RD MAR Service Occupation: Rifleman (USMC) Data Source: Coffelt Database
  Name: John Stanley Almoney Birth Date: 2 Oct 1946 Death Date: 3 May 1967 Gender: Male Age: 20 Race: Caucasian Home City: York Home State: Pennsylvania Religion: Protestant- No Denominational Preference Marital Status: Single (Spouse Not Listed) SSN/Service #: 2195646 Citizen Status: U.S. Death Date: 3 May 1967 Processed Date: May 1967 Casualty Country: Republic of Vietnam (South Vietnam) Casualty Type: Hostile - Killed Casualty Reason: Gunshot or Small Arms Fire Casualty Air: Ground Casualty Body Status: Body Recovered Service Branch: United States Marine Corps Component: Regular (RA, USN, USAF, USMC, USCG) Military Grade: Corporal Pay Grade: Specialist Fourth Class (U.S. Army) or Corporal (U.S. Army, U.S. Marine Corps) or Sergeant (U.S. Air Force) or Grade/Rate Abbreviations With First Column: Any Entry; Second Column: N; Third Column: 3; Fourth Column: Blank (U.S. Navy, U.S. Coast Guard) or Province: Military Region 1 - Quang Tri Length of Service : 01 Service Occupation: Rifleman (USMC) Data Source: Combat Area Casualties Current File


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