|Birth: ||Mar. 4, 1948|
Nova Scotia, Canada
|Death: ||Feb. 8, 1968|
Quang Tri, Vietnam
Guy was one of two sons' of Douglas E. Dickie and Jean Dickie of Hamilton Ontario, Canada who enlisted in the US Marine Corps in Buffalo NY on Jul 7, 1966. He arrived in Vietnam and was assigned to Company A, 1st Battalion, 9th Marines, 3d MARDIV (Rein) FMF.
In February during Operation SCOTLAND the Battalion was deployed to the Khe Sanh Combat Base in northwestern Quang Tri Province and PVT Dickie's platoon was dug in on Hill 64 when in the early morning hours of February 8 1968 the Marines position came under a heavy NVA attack. When the battle ended twenty five Marines were dead, one of whom was Private Dickie, killed as a result of multiple fragmentation wounds to his body from hostile grenade fragments, another twenty nine of the defenders were wounded during the enemy assault.
Jean L Dickie (1926 - 1978)
Fair Haven Memorial Gardens
New Brunswick, Canada
Plot: Christus Lot 56 Space B-2
GPS (lat/lon): 46.05836, -64.86762
Maintained by: Victor Vilionis
Originally Created by: Robert
Record added: Sep 03, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21337486