Charles J. Esbensen

Philadelphia Memorial Panel: Panel 9
National Memorial Panel / Row: East 13 / 27
Date of Birth: 19-Jun-1947
Neighborhood: Manayunk
High School: Roxborough High School
Street: Shurs Lane
Branch of Service: Marine Corps
Rank: PFC
Date of Casualty: 10-Dec-1966
Province of Casualty: Quang Tri
The oldest of eight children, was nicknamed �Sandy" because of his light hair. He attended Roxborough High School before leaving. The 19-year-old private first class, an automatic rifleman, was assigned to Cornpany M of the 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marines, 3rd Marine Division in Vietnam. He died in Quang Tn Province on Dec. 10, 1966. Survivors included his parents, five brothers and two sisters.