Berg, John V.

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JOHN V. BERG
USMC RVN 10-30-68


VIETNAM MEMORIAL
 PEARSON PARK
John V. Berg





 

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VIETNAM VETERAN'S
CHAPTER 892, KINSTON, NORTH CAROLINA

 Master Gunnery Sergeant John Vernon Berg's home of record was Kinston, North Carolina having been born there on August 8, 1920.  At the time of his death, he was assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, Headquarters Battalion, 3rd Marine Division as an Infantry Unit Leader. He was killed by Artillery, rocket and mortar fire on October 30, 1968, in vicinity of Quang Tri Province, South Vietnam. He was 48 years of age. On the Vietnam Memorial in Washington, D. C., his name is on panel 40W, line 56.

His awards include the Silver Star Medal, the Bronze Star Medal with V for valor device, the Purple Heart Medal, the Marine Good Conduct Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Vietnam Service Medal and the Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal.