Biehl, Gary Ladd, LCpl

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Last Rank
Lance Corporal
Last Primary MOS
0311-Rifleman
Last MOSGroup
Infantry
Primary Unit
1966-1967, 0311, Echo Co, 2nd Bn, 3rd Marine Regiment (2/3)
Service Years
1966 - 1967

Lance Corporal

 
 

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 Personal Details 

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Home State
Indiana
Indiana
Year of Birth
1946
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Lagro
Last Address
Oneco,Florida

Casualty Date
May 03, 1967
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Artillery, Rocket, Mortar
Location
Quang Tri (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Riverside Cemetery - Andrews, Indiana
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Panel 19E Line 021/plot 2379

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Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase II Campaign (1966-67)/Operation Prairie
From Month/Year
August / 1966
To Month/Year
January / 1967

Description
Operation Prairie (August 3 – January 31, 1967) was a military operation in northern South Vietnam. Its job was to eliminating North Vietnamese Army forces south of the DMZ.

1st Battalion, 3rd Marines, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marines, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marines, 1st Battalion, 4th Marines, 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines, 3rd Battalion, 4th Marines, 2nd Battalion, 5th Marines, 2nd Battalion, 7th Marines, 3rd Battalion, 7th Marines, 2nd Battalion, 9th Marines and 1st and 3rd Battalions, 26th Marines search and destroy operation against the 324B NVA Division in the hills at Con Thien/Gio Linh areas south of the DMZ at Mutter's Ridge, the Razorback, Hill 400, Hill 484 and The Rockpile.

During August, 2nd Battalion 4th Marines, 3rd Battalion 4th Marines and other units saw heavy fighting with the NVA 324B division. Prairie was a string of battles that was fought in the foothills south of the DMZ. The Commander of E Company 2nd Battalion 4th Marines, Capt. Howard V. Lee was awarded the Medal of Honor for his outstanding bravery during this operation.
   
My Participation in This Battle or Operation
From Month/Year
August / 1966
To Month/Year
January / 1967
 
Last Updated:
Mar 16, 2020
   
Personal Memories
   
Units Participated in Operation

2nd Bn, 4th Marine Regiment (2/4), 4th Marine Regiment

3rd Bn, 4th Marine Regiment (3/4), 4th Marine Regiment

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1st Bn, 4th Marine Regiment (1/4), 4th Marine Regiment

 
My Photos From This Battle or Operation
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  732 Also There at This Battle:
  • Acosta, Frank, GySgt
  • Alfier, Bill, SSgt, (1965-1969)
  • Allbritton, Steve, Cpl, (1965-1969)
  • ALLSOPP, MARTIN, Sgt, (1965-1969)
  • Ambos, Richard, 1stSgt, (1964-1995)
  • Andrews, Bob, SSgt, (1964-1981)
  • Barron, Raymond, SgtMaj, (1962-1997)
  • Barron, Raymond P., SgtMaj, (1962-1997)
  • Barry, James, MSgt, (1961-1983)
  • Beaumier, Mark, Sgt, (1964-1968)
  • Bennett, Brad, Sgt, (1965-1969)
  • Benton, Phillip, SSgt, (1961-1968)
  • Bermudez, Frank, MGySgt, (1959-1990)
  • Black, Terry, Sgt, (1964-1968)
  • Bloom, Richard MacAuliffe, 1stLt, (1962-1966)
  • Bohannon, Jeff, 1stSgt, (1965-1989)
  • Bohlscheid, Curtis Richard, Capt, (1959-1967)
  • Bolton, James, HM3, (1965-1968)
  • Boudman, Paul, Sgt, (1959-1967)
  • Boyce, Bill, HM3, (1963-1967)
  • Braasch, Larry, Cpl, (1964-1967)
  • Breeden, John, Cpl, (1963-1969)
  • Brittan, John, Cpl, (1966-1968)
  • Brophy, John D, SSgt, (1965-1969)
  • Brown, Thomas, Cpl, (1964-1968)
  • Buh, Danny, MSgt, (1965-1986)
  • Burgess, Richard Gordon, SSgt, (1964-1975)
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