Edward James WolfendaleLance Corporal
INDIA CO, 3RD BN, 7TH MARINES, 1ST MARDIV
United States Marine Corps
06 July 1949 - 24 February 1969
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The database page for Edward James Wolfendale
I live a little easier knowing you're up there among some good men.
A Note from The Virtual WallThe following entry is taken from the 3/7 Marines' Command Chronology for February 1969:
"At the same time that Co L and Co M were in contact with NVA forces, Co I and Co K were engaging a substantial NVA unit in vicinity of La Chau (2). This action commenced at 1945 on 23 February 1965 when a squad ambush from Co I, 3/7 became heavily engaged with a large enemy force in vicinity AT945625. This squad regrouped with the remainder of the platoon and through the use of supporting arms held their position through the night.
Ten Marines and two Navy Corpsmen were killed in the action at La Chou (2):
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Jim Schueckler, former CW2, US Army
Ken Davis, Commander, United States Navy (Ret)
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