USMC L/Cpl John Michael Tanney



The History

USMC L/Cpl John Michael Tanney was killed in action in Vietnam on September 23, 1968.  He was 19 years old.



The Family

USMC L/Cpl John Michael Tanney was from Rome, NY.  He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Donald (Barbara Dowling) Tanney.  He had two brothers, Thomas and Robert and one sister, Cindy.


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More Story

L/Cpl Tanney entered the Marines on July 4, 1967.  He left for Vietnam on January 5, 1968.  In April he was wounded in action and returned to duty.



And More

L/Cpl Tanney was a graduate of Rome Catholic School where he was active in track and a member of the Campion Players.


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