Clement J. Grassi

Philadelphia Memorial Panel: Panel 11
National Memorial Panel / Row: West 57 / 25
Date of Birth: 26-Nov-1946
Neighborhood: Wissinoming
High School: Father Judge High School
Street: Vandike Street
Branch of Service: Marine Corps
Rank: CPL
Date of Casualty: 15-Jun-1968
Province of Casualty: Quang Nam
After graduating from Father Judge High School in 1964, Grassi attended an IBM school for a year and a half. He worked as a computer programmer for Union Fidelity Life Insurance Co. before enlisting in the Marine Corps in September 1966. The 21-year-old corporal, a rifleman assigned to Company A of the 1st Battalion, 26th Marines, 3rd Marine Division, died on June 15, 1968, near Da Nang, Quang Nam Province, Vietnam. He was survived by his parents and a sister.