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PFC James Michael King
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Birth: Jul. 26, 1950
Rock Island
Rock Island County
Illinois, USA
Death: Mar. 21, 1969
Quang Tri, Vietnam

PFC King#2512949
MOS:0331 M60 Machine Gunner
James was born in Hazen, Ark. He enlisted in the Marines 5 August 1968 in Des Moines, Iowa.

He arrived in Vietnam 28 January 1969 and was assigned to Hotel Company, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division.

James died during a combat patrol from fragmentation wounds to the body from a rocket propelled grenade, 4 kilometers south of Fire Support Base Torch, 19 kilometers South Southeast of Khe Sanh Airfield.

He was single. James had been in Vietnam for 1 month and 21 days.

Survived by his mother, Marcie G King, and a brother, Joe Carroll King Jr, of 3205 6th Ave, Rock Island, IL; his father, Joe Carroll King Sr, of RR2 Box 352-B, Colona, IL.

On The Wall Panel W29 Line 101 
 
Inscription:
Illinois, PFC US Marine Corps, Vietnam

PH
 
Burial:
Rock Island National Cemetery
Rock Island
Rock Island County
Illinois, USA
Plot: K - 489
 
Maintained by: Tony
Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Offi...
Record added: Mar 04, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 2890521
PFC James Michael King
Added by: Michele Maki
 
PFC James Michael King
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Added by: Leslie Rodriguez
 
 
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Semper Fi Marine RIP
- Scott E Dodson
 Added: Dec. 3, 2012
Remembered.Semper Fi,
- Tony
 Added: Nov. 28, 2012

- Bill Klauk
 Added: Sep. 27, 2006
 
 
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