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For information about the Veterans Park contact:

Nederland Parks & Recreation Department
2301 Avenue H
Nederland, TX 77627 
Phone: 409-724-0773


For information about the Database contact:

Marion & Ed Hughes
Public Library

2712 Nederland Avenue
Nederland, TX 77627 
Phone: 409-722-1255

Database Number   519
Name   Bond, Marvin Preston, Jr. "Buddy"
Birth Date   7 August 1947
Birth Place   Port Arthur, Jefferson Co., Texas
Death Date    
Death Place    
Cause of Death    
Place of Burial    
Service Branch   Navy


Rank/Grade   E7
Date of Enlistment   28 Dec 1964
Date of Discharge   31 Mar 1987
Service Occupation   Keying Teletype Repairman, Collateral Duty Career Information Coordinator
Decorations, Medals, Badges, etc.   National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Navy Achievement Medal & Citation, Navy Unit Commendation {third}, Good Conduct Medal {Fourth Award} for service ending 27 Dec 1980, Navy Achievement Medal {Second}, Navy Expeditionary Medal, Navy Commendation Medal.
Locations of Military Service   San Diego, CA; Midway Island; Norfolk, Va; Naples, Italy; Washington, D.C.; USS Texas; USS America; USS South Carolina; USS Eisenhower, USS Apache
Father   Marvin Preston Bond, Sr.
Mother   Willie Mae Bond
Civilian Occupation    
Date Added to Database   30 October 2015
Source of Service Information   Veteran and Discharge document
Oral History  


Newspaper Articles  

Midcounty Review, 10 February 1966, pg. 13

Midcounty Review 10Feb 1966

Books, etc.