Summary

Conflict Period:
Vietnam War 1
Branch:
Marine Corps 1
Rank:
Corporal 1
Birth:
15 Jan 1946 1
Death:
22 Oct 1966 1
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Full Name:
James Larry Hightower 1
Birth:
15 Jan 1946 1
Male 1
Death:
22 Oct 1966 1
Cause: Gun, Small Arms Fire 1
Age at Death: 20 1
Body Recovered: Recovered 1
Casualty Date: 22 Oct 1966 1
Casualty Type: Hostile, Died 1
Residence:
Hometown: Brownsville, KY 1
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Marriage:
Marital Status: Single 1
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Vietnam War 1

Branch:
Marine Corps 1
Rank:
Corporal 1
Battalion:
2nd Bn 1
Company:
G Co 1
Enlistment Type:
Regular 1
Grade:
E4 1
Major Command:
3rd Mar Div 1
Regiment:
3rd Marines 1
Service:
Marine Corps 1
Specialty:
Machine Gunner (USMC) 1
Years Served:
2 1
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Religion:
Protestant - No Denominational Preference 1
Race or Ethnicity:
Caucasian 1
Memorial Wall Location:
Line: 97 1
Panel: 11E 1

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R.I.P.CPL

YOUR SACRIFICE WILL NOT BE FOR GOTTEN SEMPER FI BROTHER

Thank you Cpl. for your service to this great nation and to our Corps...

THE WALL

Standing here in front of the Wall
silently reading your name
solemnly I thank you one and all
Each of you different, yet the same

The list seems forever endless
but I remember your faces
you made the supreme sacrifice, I confess
as I walk slowly with measured paces

Each one of you answered the call
willingly or not, you gave your lives
Rest easy, my Brothers - heroes all
The Nation still survives


"War drew us from our homeland

In the sunlit springtime of our youth.

Those who did not come back alive remain

in perpetual springtime -- forever young --

And a part of them is with us always."

--- Author Unknown ---

God Bless  You

 

 

 

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