2LT Sam Dixon Warlick

2LT Sam Dixon Warlick

Cross Creek, Cumberland County, North Carolina, USA
Death 30 Nov 1967 (aged 22)
Quảng Trị, Quảng Trị, Vietnam
Burial Raeford, Hoke County, North Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 17723783 · View Source
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US Marine 2LT Sam Dixon Warlick, Vietnam Veteran, Native of Cross Creek, NC residing in Raeford, NC

US Marine Second Lieutenant Sam Dixon Warlick was a casualty of the Vietnam War. As a member of the Marine Corps Reserve, 2LT Warlick served our country until November 30th, 1967 in Quang Tri, South Vietnam. He was 22 years old and was not married. It was reported that Sam died from small arms fire or grenade. His body was recovered. Sam was born on May 1st, 1945 in Cross Creek, Cumberland County, North Carolina. 2LT Warlick is on panel 31E, line 018 of the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington D.C. He served our country for less than a year.

I identified his body. I still think of you often Lt Sam. This was good man and a good officer. We all thought the world of you sir. This was a hard day for Fox 2/9. 4 dead enlisted men, one dead corpsman, and you sir. I still think of you often Lt Sam. Will see you in the next world. God bless you. Sergeant "Russ" Russell.

Although we never met, I have heard stories about you all my life. I am taking my children to the Wall tomorrow, and will try to explain your sacrifice to them. Our family has always been very proud of you. Rest in peace. Julia Brown, 2080 Stinchcomb Road Dewy Rose GA

He served with Foxtrot Company, 2nd Battalion, 9th Marines, 3rd Marines Division, 3rd MAF

He was awarded The Combat Action Ribbon(CAR), The Purple Heart Medal for his combat related wounds, National Order of Vietnam and the Vietnam Gallantry Cross Individual Citation, The Vietnam Service Medal, The Republic of Vietnam Campaign Service Medal, The National Defense Service Medal.

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  • Created by: Tom Reece
  • Added: 28 Jan 2007
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for 2LT Sam Dixon Warlick (1 May 1945–30 Nov 1967), Find A Grave Memorial no. 17723783, citing Raeford Cemetery, Raeford, Hoke County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Tom Reece (contributor 46857744) .