PFC James Larry Sims

PFC James Larry Sims

Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia, USA
Death 28 Dec 1966 (aged 20)
Quảng Trị, Quảng Trị, Vietnam
Burial Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia, USA
Memorial ID 107068021 · View Source
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Viet Nam KIA Quang Tri
PFC U.S. 3rd Marine Corps.
E02 Rifleman
Vietnam Memorial # Panel 13E, Row 094

They Shall Not Grow Old.

James Larry Sims name is also inscribed on the Savannah Ga Viet Nam Veterans Memorial, In Emmit Park , and The Chatham Co. Marine Monument located in Forsyth Park in Savannah,Ga.

Beloved Son And Brother, he was so much more than a name on a memorial to his family. He was a brave and loving brother, who was very protective of his younger brothers.
He was a loyal son and friend to many.
Larry is very deeply missed by all who knew and loved him.
Please view photos of Larry by clicking on the caption link opposite, below the request photo link

Only recently did I learn that Larry Sims did not die alone on that fateful day in Quang Tri Province ,The others killed at the same time are listed below. They were all assigned to H&S Company, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division.
James Larry Sims was the only one from Kilo Company.

PFC Randolph Scott Hutchins of Wakpala, SD.
St Elizabeth Cemetery, Wakpala, SD

LCpl Blaine Anthony De Board Jr of West Chester, PA.
Ashelawn Memory Gardens, Jefferson, NC.

Bruce Edward Holderman of Santa Barbara, CA.  Navy Corpsman 
Santa Barbara Cemetery, Santa Barbara, CA.

My Sincere thanks to contributor Tony #47235247 for the above information

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  • Created by: Linda Warman Sims
  • Added: 21 Mar 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 107068021
  • Linda Warman Sims
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for PFC James Larry Sims (20 Oct 1946–28 Dec 1966), Find A Grave Memorial no. 107068021, citing Greenwich Cemetery, Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Linda Warman Sims (contributor 48059861) .