John P. Morgan

Philadelphia Memorial Panel: Panel 21
National Memorial Panel / Row: West 7 / 2
Date of Birth: 06-Nov-1950
Neighborhood: Schuylkill
High School: Bishop Neumann High School
Street: S. Taney Street
Branch of Service: Marine Corps
Rank: CPL
Date of Casualty: 24-Aug-1970
Province of Casualty: Quang Nam
Morgan attended Bishop Neumann High School, and joined the Marine Corps on his 17th birthday. He arrived in Da Nang, Vietnam, exactly two years later. The 19-year-old corporal was an administrative specialist in Company D of the 7th Engineer Battalion. Morgan died at the Yokosuka (Japan) Naval Base Hospital on Aug. 24, 1970, as a result of wounds suffered in Quang Nam Province, Vietnam. Survivors included his parents and a sister.