Delaplane, James Charles, HN

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Last Rank
Last Primary MOS
HM-8404-Field Medical Service Technician
Last MOSGroup
Miscellaneous Requirements
Primary Unit
1967-1968, HM-8404, 2nd Bn, 26th Marine Regiment (2/26)
Service Years
1967 - 1968



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This Military Service Page was created/owned by HM1 Rich Hopka to remember Marine HN James Charles Delaplane.

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Casualty Info
Home Town
Camden, IN
Last Address
Camden, IN

Casualty Date
Apr 17, 1968
Hostile, Died
Artillery, Rocket, Mortar
Quang Tri (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Rock Creek Cemetery - Logansport, Indiana
Wall/Plot Coordinates
50E 027

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2nd Bn, 26th Marine Regiment (2/26)
  1967-1968, HM-8404, 2nd Bn, 26th Marine Regiment (2/26)
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  1967-1968 Vietnam War
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase IV Campaign (1968)/Operation Pegasus / Lam Son 207
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Vietnam Veterans MemorialUnited States Navy Memorial
  2013, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified]
  2016, United States Navy Memorial
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  Mar 16, 2016, General Photos1
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Last Known Activity
HN Delapane served with H & S Company, 2nd Battalion, 26th Marines, 3rd Mari ne Division.His tour began on Wednesday, 15 November 1967.  He was killed 17 April 1968.  At 1645H, Company E, at XD821444, eceived 7 incoming rocket rounds from vicinity of XD774479 resulting in 2 friendly KIA and 115 WIA (14 Medevaced, 1 Minor).

H&S Company, 2/26th Marines, lost three Navy Corpsmen as a result of enemy actions on 17 April 1968. Two died that day; one the following day from wounds received:

HM3 Charles T. Langenfeld, Watertown, South Dakota
HN James C. Delaplane, Camden, Indiana
HN Jose A. Lopez, Sanger, Califonia (DoW 04/18/1968)
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