SP4 - E4 - United States Army - 11B20 - Infantryman
B Company, 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry
196th Light Infantry Brigade
A Company, 3rd Battalion, 22nd Infantry
4th Infantry Division
20 Years Old
Long Bottom, Ohio
September 21, 1946 to March 21, 1967
James served with B Company, 3/21st, 196th LIB, but was killed while
serving with A Company, 3/22nd, 4th Infantry Division. He was
transferred to the 4th Infantry on March 18th, and was only with them
three days until his death at LZ Gold.
This picture is one of the two Quad-50's that were at
This could be the one James was manning at the time of his death, as
stated in The Bronze Star Award. James, seeing the piece was
threatened to be overrun, maneuvered to the gun to try to keep
it out of VC hands.
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