Marine Cpl. Philip E. Charte
Died September 7, 2010 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedom
22, of Goffstown, N.H.; assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.; died Sept. 7 at Camp Dwyer, Afghanistan, of injuries received while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.
Flags flown at half-staff to honor fallen Marine
The Associated Press
CONCORD, N.H. — New Hampshire Gov. John Lynch has ordered flags on state buildings lowered to half-staff to honor a Goffstown Marine killed in Afghanistan earlier this month.
Marine Cpl. Philip Charte, 22, will be buried Thursday with full military honors at the New Hampshire Veterans Cemetery in Boscawen, after funeral services in Cambridge, N.Y.
Charte died Sept. 7 of wounds received during combat operations in Helmand Province, Afghanistan.
Charte, a 2007 graduate of Goffstown High School, was part of a Marine battalion out of Camp Lejeune, N.C.