Harold Ray DollensPrivate First Class
H&S CO, 3RD SHORE PARTY BN, 3RD MARDIV
United States Marine Corps
07 August 1945 - 23 March 1965
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The database page for Harold Ray Dollens
Ray was a hometown friend and Brother Marine.
Semper Fi, Ray.
From a friend,
A Note from The Virtual WallThe first Marine ground units to land in Vietnam were Battalion Landing Teams 3/9 and 1/3, which arrived on 08 and 10 March 1965 respectively. Both BLTs included an infantry battalion, artillery, armor, combat support, and service units. The 3rd Service Battalion provided logistics support unitsto both BLTs.
Pfc Ray Dollens was assigned to the 3rd Shore Party Battalion (a logistics unit) but was on temporary duty with the 3rd Service Battalion. He arrived at Danang on 19 March and died four days later in a vehicle accident.
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With all respect
Jim Schueckler, former CW2, US Army
Ken Davis, Commander, United States Navy (Ret)
Memorial first published on 08 Mar 2008
Last updated 03/18/2008