James Henry Banning, Jr
A CO, 1ST BN, 3RD MARINES, 3RD MARDIV
United States Marine Corps
21 August 1947 - 05 March 1968
East Hampton, Connecticut
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The database page for James Henry Banning, Jr
27 Nov 2006
We live because of you.
We breath beacause of you.
Our family sleeps safe and sound
because of you.
We miss you.
From a cousin,
A Note from The Virtual Wall
"A" Company, 1/3 Marines lost five men at Dai Do, about 5 kilometers north of Dong Ha, on 05 March 1968:
A mortarman assigned to the Weapons Platoon, H&S Company, 1/3 Marines, Pfc Gary W. Litton of Fort Mitchell, KY, died on the same day of wounds received from enemy mortar fire. The date he was wounded is not known and he may or may not have been involved in the action at Dai Do.
- Cpl Eldridge J. Bath, Richmond, CA;
- LCpl Salvador B. Garcia, El Paso, TX;
- LCpl Gary L. Talley, Campbell, CA;
- LCpl James H. Banning, East Hampton, CT; and
- Pfc Steve A. Banner, Los Angeles, CA.
With all respect
Jim Schueckler, former CW2, US Army
Ken Davis, Commander, United States Navy (Ret)
Memorial first published on 27 Nov 2006
Last updated 12/14/2006