WILKINS, CALVIN WAYNE

Name: Calvin Wayne Wilkins
Branch/Rank: United States Marine Corps/E3
Unit: 1/3/3 3 MAR DIV
Date of Birth: 19 August 1948
Home City of Record: WACO TX
Date of Loss: 8 February 1969
Country of Loss: South Vietnam
Loss Coordinates: 153223 Northh 1075324 East
Status (in 1973): Killed In Action/Body Not Recovered
Category: 5
Aircraft/Vehicle/Ground: GROUND
Missions:
Other Personnel in Incident:
Refno:

Source: Compiled by P.O.W. NETWORK from one or more of the following: raw
data from U.S. Government agency sources, correspondence with POW/MIA
families, published sources, interviews and CACCF = Combined Action
Combat Casualty File. 2020

REMARKS:

CACCF/MULTI-FRAGMENT WOUNDS/QUANG TRI

No further information available at this time.

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Library of Congress files:

VM: Biographic/Site Report Update
Country: VM

Name: WILKINS, CALVIN WAYNE

Subjects: BNR; Ground battle

Reel: 370

Page: 371-372

Type of Document: Automated Data Extract

Date of Report: 93 10 21

Date of Information: 69 02 08

Originator: JTF-FA

Category: JTFFA Files
 


RVN: JTF-FA Narrative
Country: RVN

Name: Calvin Wayne Wilkins

Subjects: Quang Nam - Da Nang Province; Killed

Comments: Document references REFNO 1377

Reel: 359

Page: 21-22

Type of Document: Miscellaneous

Date of Report: 93 04 01

Date of Information: 69 02 08

Originator: JTF-FA

Category: MISC PW FILES

 

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LCPL CALVIN WAYNE WILKINS

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Lance Corporal Calvin Wayne Wilkins, who joined the U.S. Marine Corps from Texas, served with Company I, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division. On February 8, 1969, he was a member of a combat patrol in South Vietnam in the vicinity of grid coordinates ZC 100 200 when he stepped on an enemy mine. His fellow patrol members stated that LCpl Wilkins was carrying grenades, mines and other explosive material that detonated, making it impossible to recover his remains. Today, Lance Corporal Wilkins is memorialized on the Courts of the Missing at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. 

Based on all information available, DPAA assessed the individual's case to be in the analytical category of Non-recoverable.

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