PFC Paul Wayne Quick, III

PFC Paul Wayne Quick, III

Birth
Bennettsville, Marlboro County, South Carolina, USA
Death 11 Jan 1968 (aged 20)
Nago, Okinawa, Japan
Burial Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Memorial ID 156961233 · View Source
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US Marine PFC Paul Wayne Quick III, Vietnam Veteran, native of Bennettsville South Carolina, residing in Wilmington, Delaware.

US Marine PFC Paul Wayne Quick III was a casualty of the Vietnam War. As a member of the Marine Corps, PFC Quick served our country until January 11, 1968 in Okinawa, Japan. He was 20 years old and was not married. It was reported that he died during a training exercise. He was born in Bennettsville, South Carolina, on September 26, 1947. His body was recovered. PFC Paul Wayne Quick III is on panel 34E, line 031 of the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington D.C. He served our country for more than 1 year.

Paul W. Quick, III, and I hooked-up in Las Pulgas, Staging Battalion wherein neither one of us had a camera. I learned of his death via the Stars & Stripes, while training for combat with a Q-4 Counter Mortar Radar set out side of DaNang at a place called 1st Motors. It was approximately seven miles to Hill 55 from there. Paul and I pulled liberty together in Okinawa before we were split up. Paul was a hell of a good Marine. Semper Fi, Bobby D. Townsend.

He is the Son of Mr Paul Wayne Quick II of Bennettsville SC and Mrs Lexie Wright Hooks of Wilmington Delaware.

PFC Paul Wayne Quick III served as a Rifleman with Echo Company, 3rd Recon. Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, III MAF.

He was awarded The Combat Action Ribbon(CAR), The Purple Heart Medal, The Navy Unit Commendation Medal(NUC), The National Defense Service Medal, The Vietnam Service Medal with One Bronze Star, The Vietnam Campaign Medal, The Vietnamese Gallantry Cross Unit Citation and the Vietnam Civil Actions Unit Citation.


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  • Created by: Tom Reece
  • Added: 11 Jan 2016
  • Find a Grave Memorial 156961233
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PFC Paul Wayne Quick, III (26 Sep 1947–11 Jan 1968), Find a Grave Memorial no. 156961233, citing Mount Zion Cemetery, Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA ; Maintained by Tom Reece (contributor 46857744) .