Deighton A. Danielles

Philadelphia Memorial Panel: Panel 7
National Memorial Panel / Row: East 26 / 44
Date of Birth: 29-May-1947
Neighborhood: Strawberry Mansion
High School: Thomas Edison High School
Street: N. 33rd street
Branch of Service: Marine Corps
Rank: PFC
Date of Casualty: 10-Sep-1967
Province of Casualty: Quang Tri Province
Daniells told his mother he was going to Vietnam "because I have a job to do." The 20-year-old Marine private first class had attended Thomas Edison High School, where he ran track, and had worked as a stock boy in a cigar factory before enlisting in December 1964. The rifleman, assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 26th Marines, 3rd Marine Division, was killed in Con Thien, Quang Tri Province, on Sept. 10, 1967. He was engaged to be married. Survivors included his mother.