David C. Piotrowicz

Philadelphia Memorial Panel: Panel 24
National Memorial Panel / Row: West 36 / 26
Date of Birth: 20-Mar-1949
Neighborhood: North Philadelphia
High School: Cardinal Dougherty High School
Street: N. 5th Street
Branch of Service: Marine Corps
Rank: PFC
Date of Casualty: 15-Dec-1968
Province of Casualty: Quang Nam
The 1967 Cardinal Dougherty High School graduate was to be married when he returned home from Vietnam. Piotrowicz had joined the Marine Corps in February 1968. The 19-year-old private first class, a message center specialist, was assigned to Headquarters and Service Company of the 2nd Battalion, 1st Marines, 1st Marine Division. Piotrowicz died in Quang Nam Province 10 days before Christmas Day 1968. He was survived by his mother, a brother and sister.