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HONORED IN 2010

John W. Granahan

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Corporal Granahan was born in Quincy, attended St. Boniface Church, Snug Harbor Grade School, and graduated from Quincy High School in 1965.  He enlisted the Marine Corps in 1966.

He attended The Defense Language Institute  and Language School in Monterey, California and was sent to Vietnam on March 26,1967 assigned to 2/9 H&S Company north of DaNang as an interpreter. In April he was assigned to Fox Company and was located in the Quang Tri Area.  He was killed by mortar fire near Con Thien on July 5th, 1967 while attempting to rescue several wound Marines.

John W. Granahan

November 2, 1947 to July 5, 1967
Lance Corporal, USMC

Name: John W. Granahan
Rank/Branch: Lance Corporal / USMC
Unit: H&S CO, 2ND BN, 9TH MARINES, 3RD MARDIV, III MAF
Date of Loss: 05 July 1967
Home City of Record: Quincy Massachusetts