Prommersberger, James Edwin, Sgt Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Sergeant
Last Primary MOS
1371-Combat Engineer
Last MOSGroup
Engineer, Construction And Equipment
Last Unit
1966-1966, 1371, 3rd Combat Engineer Bn/C Co
Service Years
1963 - 1966

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 Personal Details 

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Home State
Ohio
Ohio
Year of Birth
1944
 
Casualty Info
Home Town
Youngstown
Last Address
Youngstown, Ohio

Casualty Date
Apr 16, 1966
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Multiple Fragmentation Wounds
Location
Quang Nam
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Panel 6E, Line 118

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Thank you Sgt. for your service to this ... posted by 99 Isaacs, Larry, SgtMaj 1174 
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 Unit Assignments
3rd Combat Engineer Bn
  1966-1966, 1371, 3rd Combat Engineer Bn/C Co
 Combat and Operations History
  1966-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase II Campaign 1 July 1966 to 31 May 1967 VSM Streamer
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

C Co, 3rd Eng Bn, 3rd MarDiv


Republic of Vietnam 1966


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Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall

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Synopsis:

The President of the United States takes pride in presenting the Silver Star Medal (Posthumously) to James E. Prommersberger (2012082), Sergeant, U.S. Marine Corps, for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action while serving with Company C, 3d Engineer Battalion, 3d Marine Division (Rein.), FMF, in connection with combat operations against the enemy in the Republic of Vietnam on March 16, 1966. By his courage, aggressive fighting spirit and steadfast devotion to duty in the face of extreme personal danger, Sergeant Prommersberger upheld the highest traditions of the Marine Corps and the United States Naval Service. He gallantly gave his life for his country.
Home Town: Youngstown, Ohio
   
Comments/Citation

Vietnam Wall Panel coord 06E 118

JAMES EDWIN PROMMERSBERGER
Marine Corps - SGT - E5
Age: 21
Race: Caucasian
Sex: Male
Date of Birth Oct 2, 1944
From: YOUNGSTOWN, OH
Religion: PROTESTANT
Marital Status: Married

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 Military Association Memberships
Marine Corps Engineer Association (MCEA)Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  2008, Marine Corps Engineer Association (MCEA) [Verified]
  2013, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified]
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