Claybrook, Larry, LCpl

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Last Rank
Lance Corporal
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1966-1967, 0311, L Co, 3rd Bn, 4th Marine Regiment (3/4)
Service Years
1966 - 1967

Lance Corporal


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Casualty Info
Home Town
Hillsboro, IL
Last Address
Hillsboro, IL 62049

Casualty Date
Jan 27, 1967
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Other Explosive Device
Quang Tri (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Bluff Cemetery - Hillsboro, Illinois
Wall/Plot Coordinates
14E 085

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Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase II Campaign (1966-67)/Operation Prairie
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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.
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2nd Bn, 4th Marine Regiment (2/4), 4th Marine Regiment

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


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  727 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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