LCpl Mark Everett James

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LCpl Mark Everett James

  • Birth 17 Feb 1947 Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, USA
  • Death 15 Feb 1968 Quang Tri, Vietnam
  • Burial Marietta, Cobb County, Georgia, USA
  • Plot Section U Grave 488
  • Memorial ID 58412432

Lance Corporal
United States Marine Corps
K CO, 3RD BN, 9TH MARINES, 3RD MARDIV, III MAF

Killed in Action during the battle on Valentine Ridge, which started on 14-Feb-1968 and continued to 15-Feb-1968.
Sadly, the deployment moved off the ridge at the end of that day with a loss of 10 Marines, one Sailor and many wounded. In addition to Lance Corporal James, those killed in action in the engagement include,
Capt Alexander Ward
2nd Lt. William Reese
HM2 Larry Jo Goss
Corp Lowell T Combs
Corp Dennis Fleming
Corp David Schneider
LCpl Jeffrey Wentzell
PFC Fredrick W Bungartz
PFC Melvin Jones
and
PFC Barry Rigsby


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  • Created by: A. Benefield
  • Added: 9 Sep 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 58412432
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for LCpl Mark Everett James (17 Feb 1947–15 Feb 1968), Find A Grave Memorial no. 58412432, citing Marietta National Cemetery, Marietta, Cobb County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by A. Benefield (contributor 47213869) .