Brown, James Homer, PFC

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Last Rank
Private 1st Class
Last Primary MOS
0311-Rifleman
Last MOSGroup
Infantry
Primary Unit
1967-1967, 0311, L Co, 3rd Bn, 7th Marine Regiment (3/7)
Service Years
1967 - 1967

Private 1st Class

 
 

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Home State
Alabama
Alabama
Year of Birth
1947
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Birmingham
Last Address
Birmingham

Casualty Date
Dec 21, 1967
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Quang Nam (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Forest Hill Cemetery - Birmingham, Alabama
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Panel 32E Line 034/Plot Block 40 or 41

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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
3rd Bn, 7th Marine Regiment (3/7)
  1967-1967, 0311, L Co, 3rd Bn, 7th Marine Regiment (3/7)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1967-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (1967-68)/Operation Foster
  1967-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (1967-68)/Operation Citrus
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
ENGAGEMENTS 7 KM N-NW OF AN HOA AFLD 19671221
UTM grid reference is AT865540

On Dec 21, 1967 while walking as part of the point squad for the 7th Marine Regt moving to a night pos, the unit was ambushed while crossing a grave yard. In the course of moving from the kill zone an enemy sniper shot PFC Brown in the chest. He died instantly. ...
.....See FORUM/Stories of Combat/Baptism of fire
   
Comments/Citation
Service number 2353331
Tour start date 09/18/1967
   
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