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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Petty Officer Third Class
Service Years
1965 - 1967
NEC
HM-8404-Medical Field Service Technician/FMF Combat Corpsman
Home State
Minnesota
HM-Hospital Corpsman


Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Quang Tri (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Greenwood Cemetery - Park Rapids, Minnesota
Wall Coordinates
21E 025
Jun 01, 1967
Service to 1967
9th Marine Regiment/3rd Bn (3/9)
9th Marine Regiment/3rd Bn (3/9)
Rank
Petty Officer Third Class
NEC
HM-8404-Medical Field Service Technician/FMF Combat Corpsman
Comments
Comments Pending
HM-Hospital Corpsman
1967 - 1967
Navy Cross
Criteria
The Navy Cross may be awarded to any person who, while serving with the Navy or Marine Corps, distinguishes himself in action by extraordinary heroism not justifying an award of the Medal of Honor.... More
Comments
Awarded posthumously for actions during the Vietnam War

The President of the United States of America takes pride in presenting the Navy Cross (Posthumously) to Hospitalman Third Class James Wesley Ash... 
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1967
Purple Heart
Criteria
The Purple Heart may be awarded to any member of the Armed Forces of the United States who, while serving under competent authority in any capacity with one of the Armed Forces, has been wounded, kill... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1967
Combat Action Ribbon
Criteria
The Combat Action Ribbon is a personal decoration awarded to members of the Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard (when operating under the control of the Navy) in the grade of captain (or colonel in th... More
Description
Description Pending
1967
National Defense Service Medal (2001-Present))
Criteria
The National Defense Service Medal is awarded for honorable active service as a member of the Armed Forces during the Korean War, Vietnam War, the war against Iraq in the Persian Gulf, and for service... More
Description
Description Pending
1967
Vietnam Service Medal
Criteria
The Vietnam Service Medal was awarded to members of the Armed Forces of the United States who served at any time between July 4, 1965, and March 28, 1973, in Vietnam or its contiguous waters or airspa... More
Description
Description Pending
1967
Vietnam Service Medal
Devices : FMF Combat Operations
Criteria
The Vietnam Service Medal was awarded to members of the Armed Forces of the United States who served at any time between July 4, 1965, and March 28, 1973, in Vietnam or its contiguous waters or airspa... More
Description
Description Pending
1967
Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation
Criteria
The Republic of Vietnam Meritorious Unit Citation (Gallantry Cross Colors) was authorized to be worn by units individually cited for service in military operations in support of the government of Sout... More
Description
Description Pending
1967
Vietnam Civil Actions Unit Citation
Criteria
The unit citation of the Republic of Vietnam Civil Actions Medal was awarded certain units by the Vietnamese government for meritorious service during the period 1 March 1961 to 28 March 1974.
Description
Description Pending
1967
Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal
Criteria
This medal is awarded to members of the Armed Forces of the United States who: 1. Served for 6 months in South Vietnam during the period 1 Mar 61 and 28 Mar 73; or 2. Served outside the geographical l... More
Description
Description Pending
1967
Operation Prairie II
Description
Feb 1 – Mar 18; 1st Battalion, 3rd Marines, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marines, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marines, 3rd Battalion, 4th Marines, 1st Battalion, 9th Marines, 3rd Battalion, 9th Marines and 2nd Battalion... More
1967 - 1967
Operation Prairie III
Description
Mar 19 – Apr 19; 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marines, 1st Battalion, 4th Marines, 3rd Battalion, 4th Marines, 1st Battalion, 9th Marines, 3rd Battalion, 9th Marines and 2nd Battalion, 26th Marines search and d... More
1967 - 1967
Operation Big Horn II
Description
Apr 4 – 21; 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines, 1st Battalion, 9th Marines, 2nd Battalion, 9th Marines, 3rd Battalion, 9th Marines and 2nd Battalion, 26th Marines search and destroy operation in the Thừa Thiê... More
1967 - 1967
Operation Cimarron
Description
Jun 1 – Jul 2; Continuation of Operation Prairie IV in the Quảng Trị Province.
1967 - 1967
Operation Prairie V
Description
Apr 20 – May 17; Continuation of Operation Hickory southwest of Con Thien, northern Leatherneck Square.
1967 - 1967
Naval Hospital Bethesda, MD
Naval Hospital Bethesda, MD
Rank
Petty Officer Third Class
Location
Bethesda - Maryland
NEC
HM-0000-Hospital Corpsman
Comments
Comments Pending
HM-Hospital Corpsman
1966 - 1967
(HM) Hospital Corpsman A School, Fort Sam Houston, Texas
(HM) Hospital Corpsman A School, Fort Sam Houston, Texas
Rank
Hospitalman
Location
Great Lakes - Illinois
NEC
HN-0000-Hospitalman
Comments
Comments Pending
HN-Hospitalman
1965 - 1965
Service from 1965

 
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