Edgar Douglas Stanton, Jr

Lance Corporal
CAP 3-3-5, CACO 3-3, 3RD CAG, III MAF
United States Marine Corps
04 February 1948 - 16 September 1968
Cincinnati, Ohio
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Purple Heart, National Defense, Vietnam Service, Vietnam Campaign

The database page for Edgar Douglas Stanton, Jr

14 Jan 2007

Brother Stanton, wheetie chest, you don't know how I feel about you and the others. Man it's rough. What's it all for. I have lost my mind in many ways and life has no meaning. Take care my Brother and see you soon.

From a Marine and battle buddy,
Joseph H. Castro Jr.
864 Butler Lake Road, Chester, South Carolina

A Note from The Virtual Wall

The Combined Action Program involved placing a squad of Marines in a village where they lived, fought, and sometimes died among the South Vietnamese.

On 16 Sep 1968, four Marines from Combined Action Platoon 3-3-5 died:

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With all respect
Jim Schueckler, former CW2, US Army
Ken Davis, Commander, United States Navy (Ret)
Memorial first published on 14 Jan 2007
Last updated 08/10/2009