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PFC Douglas Gerald Impson
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Birth: Aug. 10, 1949
Denham Springs
Livingston Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Sep. 15, 1968
Quang Tri
Quang Tri, Vietnam

In September 1968 elements of the Battalion Landing Team built around the 2nd Battalion, 26th Marines, were at Landing Zone Margo in the Cam Lo River valley about 13 miles due west of Cam Lo itself. On 15, 16, and 17 September LZ Margo was subjected to severe mortar attacks which killed 30 men.
H Company, 2/26 Marines, lost eight men over the three day period:
Casualty Record for Douglas Gerald Impson
GENERAL / PERSONAL
Home Denham Springs, Louisiana
Birth Date 1949-08-10
Sex Male
Race Caucasian
Married/Single Single
Religion Protestant - No Preference
Citizen Yes
MILITARY
Service Marine Corps
Rank PFC
Serial Number 2384772
Component Regular
Grade E2
MOS 0311
Length of Service 00
Start of Tour 1968-03-15
CASUALTY
Casualty Date 1968-09-15
Casualty Type Hostile, Died
Reason Gun, Small Arms Fire
Air or Ground Ground Casualty
Country South Vietnam
Province Quang Tri
Posthumous Promotion No change
Body Recovered Body recovered
Location on The Wall Panel 44W - Row 064
RefNo 9359
Processed Date 6809
Comments
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Service Details:

Last Rank
Private 1st Class

Last Primary MOS
0311-Rifleman

Last MOSGroup
Infantry

Last Unit
1968-1968, 0311, 2nd Bn, 26th Marine Regiment (2/26)/H Co

Service Years
1967 - 1968
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1968 Douglas Gerald Impson from Denham Springs, LA born on 08/10/1949 holding the rank of PFC in the Marine Corps is listed as Causality number 32983
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Douglas was survived by his parents Joe Walter & Clara Artie Boudreaux Impson, one brother and two sisters.

 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Joe Walter Impson (1916 - 1995)
  Clara Artie Boudreaux Impson (1920 - 1999)
 
Inscription:
LOUISIANA PFC CO H BLT 2 26 MAR 9 MAB VIETNAM PH.
 
Burial:
Amite Baptist Church Cemetery New
Denham Springs
Livingston Parish
Louisiana, USA
Plot: Row 2, Plot 20
 
Maintained by: Janice Williams Langley
Originally Created by: Bobby
Record added: Mar 28, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8568409
PFC Douglas Gerald Impson
Added by: Sel Wong
 
PFC Douglas Gerald Impson
Added by: Bobby
 
PFC Douglas Gerald Impson
Added by: Janice Williams Langley
 
 
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Remembering you today on your birthday for your service and sacrifice for our country. Rest in peace Marine Private Douglas Gerald Impson. Rest in peace.
- Steve
 Added: Aug. 10, 2016
u gave all
- Jamie reed
 Added: Feb. 4, 2016

- rw2009
 Added: Dec. 15, 2015
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