James Edward FlickingerLance Corporal
C CO, 1ST BN, 3RD MARINES, 3RD MARDIV
United States Marine Corps
16 March 1946 - 11 October 1967
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A Note from The Virtual WallOn 11 October 1967 Charlie 1/3 Marines engaged a larger North Vietnamese Army force in the Hai Lang Forest southwest of Quang Tri City, losing eight men. One of the dead was the Charlie 1/3 Commanding Officer, Captain William A. Neuss, who was awarded a posthumous Silver Star.
Charlie 1/1 Marines entered the fight on 12 October; they lost nine men including a combat photographer, Corporal William T. Perkins, attached from HQ Battalion, 3rd Marine Division. Cpl Perkins received a posthumous Medal of Honor.
Delta 1/3 was not as heavily engaged as the other two companies, losing one man on 12 October.
The American dead were
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Jim Schueckler, former CW2, US Army
Ken Davis, Commander, United States Navy (Ret)
Memorial first published on 29 May 2006
Last updated 06/03/2006