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Cpl. Albert F. Klestinec, Jr.

 
 
Cpl. Albert F. Klestinec, Jr. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, February 19, 2017
1. Cpl. Albert F. Klestinec, Jr. Marker
Inscription.
In memory of
Cpl. Albert F. Klestinec, Jr.
United States Marine Corps

Who died for freedom
in Vietnam
for freedom everywhere
July 10, 1966

Erected by a grateful community
so his sacrifice and our Nation's ideals
shall be forever remembered

November 12, 1966

 
Erected 1966 by A Grateful Community.
 
Location. 40° 40.81′ N, 73° 28.184′ W. Marker is in Massapequa, New York, in Nassau County. Marker is at the intersection of Broadway and Franklin Avenue, on the left when traveling north on Broadway. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 540 Broadway, Massapequa NY 11758, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Massapequa Hotel (approx. 0.9 miles away); Massapequa Manor (approx. 0.9 miles away); West Neck (approx. 0.9 miles away); Samuel Jones, Esquire (approx. 0.9 miles away); Woodcastle Hotel (approx. 1.1 miles away); Claus Kristian Clausen, U.S.N. (approx. 1.1 miles away); Old Grace Church (approx. 1.1 miles away); Red House (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Massapequa.
 
Regarding Cpl. Albert F. Klestinec, Jr..
Cpl. Albert F. Klestinec, Jr. Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, February 19, 2017
2. Cpl. Albert F. Klestinec, Jr. Marker - Wide View
Cpl. Albert Klestinec, Jr. was killed in action by a grenade in Quang Nam Province in Vietnam on July 10, 1966, several months short of his 21st birthday.
 
Also see . . .  Re-Dedication Of Klestinec Park (Massapequa Patch, Chris Boyle, 4/19/2011). (Submitted on August 8, 2017.)
 
Categories. War, Vietnam
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 8, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 8, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 78 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 8, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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