Hillin, Douglas, LCpl

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Last Rank
Lance Corporal
Last Primary MOS
0311-Rifleman
Last MOSGroup
Infantry
Primary Unit
1967-1968, 0311, M Co, 3rd Bn, 26th Marine Regiment (3/26)
Service Years
1967 - 1968

Lance Corporal

 
 

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 Personal Details 

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Home State
Texas
Texas
Year of Birth
1948
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Not Specified
Last Address
Houston

Casualty Date
Aug 10, 1968
 
Cause
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Quang Nam (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Houston National Cemetery - Houston, Texas
Wall/Plot Coordinates
49W 041/Plot: C, 692

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Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  2013, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified]1

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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1966, Boot Camp (San Diego, CA)
 Unit Assignments
School of Infantry  (SOI WEST)3rd Bn, 26th Marine Regiment (3/26)
  1966-1966, 0300, School of Infantry (SOI WEST)
  1967-1968, 0311, M Co, 3rd Bn, 26th Marine Regiment (3/26)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1963-1973 Vietnam War
  1967-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (1967-68)
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase IV Campaign (1968)
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase V Campaign (1968)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
NORTH SLOPE OF HILL 1227, 16 KM NORTH-NORTHWEST OF THUONG DUC 19680701
UTM grid reference is ZC071661
WIA 01Jul, DOW 249th Gen Hosp, Camp Drake, Japan
3RD PLT

Doug was shot while leading his squad against an ambush.
   
Comments/Citation
Service number 2344875
Tour start date 09/18/1967

 
   
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