John L. Saunders
Philadelphia Memorial Panel: Panel 26
National Memorial Panel / Row: East 41 / 3
Date of Birth: 21-Sep-1940
Branch of Service: Navy
Date of Casualty: 23-Feb-1968
Province of Casualty: Vung Tau
The 27-year-old physician interned at Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia for a year before entering the Navy in July 1967. The lieutenant, a Boulder, Cob., native, had attended George Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis before coming to Philadelphia. He died in Vung Tau, Vietnam, on Feb. 23, 1968.