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Old 08 December 2009, 03:30 AM
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Military 14-year-old soldier killed in Vietnam?

Comment: PFC Dan Bullock (USMC) just might be the youngest U.S. serviceman
to die during the Vietnam War. He allegedly falsified his birth
certificate showing he was 20 years old when he was actually 14 when he
enlisted. Was he in fact 14 at time of enlistment or is this just another
Vietnam War myth?
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Old 08 December 2009, 03:32 AM
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Enlisted at 14, died at 15:

http://select.nytimes.com/gst/abstra...8DD85F4D8685F9
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Old 08 December 2009, 04:32 PM
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Many (perhaps many thousands?) 14 year old soldiers were killed in Vietnam.
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Old 08 December 2009, 04:36 PM
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Many (perhaps many thousands?) 14 year old soldiers were killed in Vietnam.
Yup, conscripts in the main. A sad issue and still a very prevalent one in the world...
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United Kingdom 14-year-old confirmed as UK's youngest WWII death

He lied about his age to get into the service, and was rewarded for his gallantry with an early death.

Now, on what would have been his 82nd birthday, Reginald Earnshaw's sad place in history has finally been acknowledged.

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission has officially recognized him as the youngest known British service casualty in World War II.

The lad lived just 14 years and 152 days.

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20100205/...ngest_casualty
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Old 24 April 2010, 03:27 PM
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"The youngest Vietnam KIA is believed to be Dan Bullock at 15 years old."

"At least 5 men killed in Vietnam were 16 years old."


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