Richard Strode Mark was born April 23, 1948. Richard was from Berks County, but later moved to Lincoln University, Chester County.
Richard was a member of the 15th Combat Engineers, 9th Infantry Division. He was a member of HQ Company.
Richard Strode Mark was killed by hostile artillery fire in Dinh Tuong, province South Vietnam on February 23, 1969. His squad leader, Bullock, shared the following after Richard's death:
I remember a young man full of life who's smile was always cheerful, who made friends with everyone and loved his family, who wanted to go back to Pa. We joked and laugh that last day; I miss you Mark, you are never forgotten.
Richard is buried at New London Presbyterian Cemetery in New London.