Arthur D. Moscrip

Philadelphia Memorial Panel: Panel 22
National Memorial Panel / Row: West 44 / 51
Date of Birth: 22-May-1943
High School: Swarthmore High School
Street: Swarthmore
Branch of Service: Navy
Rank: LTJG
Date of Casualty: 13-Sep-1968
Province of Casualty: Quang Nam
Moscrip, the commander of a Seabee unit attached to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion One, was killed on Sept. 13, 1968, during his second tour in Vietnam when the jeep in which be was riding struck a land mine just south of Marble Mountain, Da Nang, Quang Nam Province. The 25-year-old lieutenant junior grade was a graduate of Swarthmore High School and Lafayette College, where be played lacrosse. He enlisted in 1966. A camp in Puerto Rico was renamed Camp Moscnip in his honor, and a scholarship fund established in his name at Lafayette College. Survivors included his parents and a sister.