|Birth: ||May 6, 1949|
|Death: ||Jun. 19, 1969|
Quang Nam, Vietnam
United States Marine Corps Private First Class.
Given Name was: James John Ahrens
James was the second son of 4 boys
born to parents Roy & Edna (LeFevre) Adams.
Birth May 6, 1949 in Sheboygan, Wisconsin USA
Grew up in Green Bay, Wisconsin.
Death June 19, 1969 in Quang Nam, Vietnam.
From, Green Bay, Brown, Wisconsin USA.
James the son of Roy Ahrens and Edna(LeFevre) Ahrens of Green Bay, Wisconsin.
James enlisted in the US Marine Corps on September 4, 1968 in Milwaukee WI. He arrived in Vietnam on March 12 1969 where he was assigned to and served with Company I, 3d Battalion, 7th Marines, 1st MARDIV (Rein) FMF.
On June 19, while under the operational control of the 2d Battalion, the platoon’s patrol base near Hill 112 near the vicinity of the Dong Bich village complex the in Hieu Duc District of Quang Nam Province was attacked by the enemy. The perimeter was hit with a volley of B-40 rocket propelled grenade and mortar fire. Three Marines were killed and two were wounded during the attack, one of the casualties was PFC James Ahrens who was killed by multiple fragmentation wounds from the hostile enemy fire.
Parents & Siblings of James John Ahrens.
Father--- Roy Orvin Ahrens 1917 – 1990
Mother--- Edna Melanie Lefevre 1915 – 1995
Siblings of James are:
Ronald Ahrens 1937 –
Steven Ahrens 1951 –
Mark Ahrens 1954 –
Roy Ahrens (1921 - 1990)
Edna Melanie LeFevre Ahrens (1915 - 1995)
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