Gregory J. Scott

Philadelphia Memorial Panel: Panel 27
National Memorial Panel / Row: East 25 / 110
Date of Birth: 17-Jun-1949
Neighborhood: Oxford Circle
High School: Cardinal Dougherty High School
Street: Van Kirk Street
Branch of Service: Marine Corps
Rank: CPL
Date of Casualty: 04-Sep-1967
Province of Casualty: Quang Nam
The 18-year-old corporal attended Cardinal Dougherty High School before joining the Marine Corps in December1965. He saw combat duty with Headquarters and Service Company of the 1st Battalion, 5th Marines, 1st Marine Division, from the day he arrived in Vietnam. Scott, an infantry weapons specialist, died on Sept. 4, 1967, during fighting in Quang Nam Province. He was survived by his parents and~ two brothers.