Bruce E. Funk

Philadelphia Memorial Panel: Panel 10
National Memorial Panel / Row: West 26 / 99
Date of Birth: 12-Aug-1945
Neighborhood: Bustleton
High School: Northeast High School
Street: Grant Ave
Branch of Service: Marine Corps
Rank: LCPL
Date of Casualty: 02-May-1969
Province of Casualty: Quang Tri
Funk left Northeast High School in the 11th grade and Served in the Coast Guard, where he was a radioman for four years. He left the Coast Guard in January 1968 when they would not send him to Vietnam, and joined the Marines two months later. He was sent to Vietnam in September 1968 and assigned to company H of the 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines, 3rd Marine Divisioit, The 23-year-old lance corporal, a radioman, died on May 2, 1969, in .Quang Pr! Province. He was survived by his father, who was a 27-year Navy veteran, his mother and three Sisters, including one who had recently been discharged from the Navy.