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LCpl Richard Dale James
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Birth: Mar. 17, 1948
Shelbyville
Shelby County
Indiana, USA
Death: Dec. 8, 1968, Vietnam

US Marine Corps
Vietnam Veteran

L CO, 3RD BN, 26TH MARINES, 1ST MARDIV, III MAF
0311: RIFLEMAN

Location on The Wall - Panel 37W Line 066

On 08-09 Dec 1968 the 3/26 Marines fought a bitter engagement against North Vietnamese regulars near Dong Tien hamlet, about 6 kilometers north-northwest of Dien Ban. Sixteen Marines were killed in the fighting:

I Co, 3rd Bn, 26th Marines
1st Lt Brian L Webber
GySgt John Vinson O'Connor
SSgt Karl G Taylor
Cpl Connard D Mallory
Cpl William C Wirick
LCpl Victor Hale
LCpl Wayne David Hamilton
LCpl David Michael Jalbert
Pfc Carroll Edward Derrill
Pfc Nicholas V Gonzales
LCpl Jimmie K Williams

L Co, 3rd Bn, 26th Marines
Cpl Richard D James
Cpl David N Moore
LCpl Earnest Lane Reynolds
Pfc John C Harding
Pfc Denny L Washam 
 
Burial:
Forest Hill Cemetery
Shelbyville
Shelby County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: Pennsylvania Lady
Record added: Feb 16, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 65744229
LCpl Richard Dale James
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