Aldon Mackay Asherman, Jr

Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class
United States Navy
27 July 1945 - 29 May 1966
Towanda, Pennsylvania
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Fleet Marine Force Corpsman

Purple Heart, National Defense, Vietnam Service, Vietnam Campaign

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30 Nov 2005

Don, another year is almost finished, you are never forgotten. Merry Christmas ... classmate of 1963, spend your Christmas with Jesus this year.

Always, Marcia
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On 29 May 1966 two companies of the 2nd Battalion, 1st Marines, fought a bitter engagement with NVA troops in Thua Thien Province. Echo Company lost eight men, including a Corpsman from H&S, and 13 men from Golf Company were killed:
  • Echo 2/1:
    • SSgt James J. MacKenna, Denver, CO (Silver Star)
    • HM3 Aldon M. Asherman, Towanda, PA (H&S with Echo 2/1)
    • LCpl Richard E. Crowe, Long Beach, CA
    • LCpl James R. Heath, Bala Cynwyd, PA
    • LCpl Jerry L. Noland, Houston, TX
    • LCpl Charles E. Walker, Magnolia, AR
    • Pfc Ernest G. Paul, Concord, NH
    • Pfc James H. Stewart, Columbus, OH

  • Golf 2/1:
    • Sgt Walter B. Stevens, San Diego, CA
    • Cpl Kenneth W. Wickel, West Lawn, PA
    • LCpl Robert A. Corkill, San Benito, TX
    • LCpl Billy J. Holt, Cameron, TX
    • Pfc David B. Brandon, Lake Oswego, OR
    • Pfc Gordon M. Briggs, Seattle, WA
    • Pfc James W. Briles, Portland, OR
    • Pfc Thomas W. Britton, Great Neck, NY
    • Pfc David W. Johnston, Tucson, AZ
    • Pfc R B. Marchbanks, Moriarty, NM
    • Pfc Edward C. Sexton, New Buffalo, MI
    • Pfc Ronald Ralich, Lorain, OH
    • Pvt Roy J. Richard, Lafayette, LA

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Jim Schueckler, former CW2, US Army
Ken Davis, Commander, United States Navy (Ret)
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