Delaplane, James Charles, HN

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Last Rank
Last Primary NEC
HN-8404-Medical Field Service Technician/FMF Combat Corpsman
Last Rating/NEC Group
Primary Unit
1967-1968, HN-8404, 26th Marine Regiment/2nd Bn (2/26)
Service Years
1967 - 1968

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Casualty Info
Home Town
Camden, IN
Last Address
Camden, IN

Casualty Date
Apr 17, 1968
Hostile, Died
Artillery, Rocket, Mortar
Quang Tri
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Rock Creek Cemetery - Logansport, Indiana
Wall/Plot Coordinates
50E 027

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26th Marine Regiment/2nd Bn (2/26)
  1967-1968, HN-8404, 26th Marine Regiment/2nd Bn (2/26)
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  1967-1968 Vietnam War
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase IV Campaign (68)/Operation Pegasus / Lam Son 207
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Last Known Activity

At 1645H Company E at XD821444 :received 7 incoming rocket rounds from vicinity of  XD774479 resulting in 2 friendly KIA & 115 WIA (14 Medevaced, 1 Minor).  H&S Company, 2/26th Marines, lost three Navy Corpsmen as a result of enemy actions on 17 Apr 1968. Two died that day; one the following day from wounds received: 

HM3 Charles T. Langenfeld, Watertown, SD; and
HN James C. Delaplane, Camden, IN;
HN Jose A. Lopez, Sanger, CA (DoW 04/18/1968)

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