James Edward Flickinger

Lance Corporal
C CO, 1ST BN, 3RD MARINES, 3RD MARDIV
United States Marine Corps
16 March 1946 - 11 October 1967
Concord, California
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3RD MARDIV

3RD MARINES
Purple Heart, National Defense, Vietnam Service, Vietnam Campaign

The database page for James Edward Flickinger

29 May 2006

REMEMBERED

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On 11 October 1967 Charlie 1/3 Marines engaged a larger North Vietnamese Army force in the Hai Lang Forest southwest of Quang Tri City, losing eight men. One of the dead was the Charlie 1/3 Commanding Officer, Captain William A. Neuss, who was awarded a posthumous Silver Star.

Charlie 1/1 Marines entered the fight on 12 October; they lost nine men including a combat photographer, Corporal William T. Perkins, attached from HQ Battalion, 3rd Marine Division. Cpl Perkins received a posthumous Medal of Honor.

Delta 1/3 was not as heavily engaged as the other two companies, losing one man on 12 October.

The American dead were

  • Svc Co, HQ Bn, 3rd MarDiv
    • Cpl William T. Perkins, Sepulveda, CA (Medal of Honor)

  • C Co, 1st Bn, 1st Marines
    • Sgt Salvador Bazulto, Los Angeles, CA
    • Cpl John R. Lee, Creswell, OR
    • LCpl Kevin A. Cahill, Lynn, MA
    • Pfc William S. Blessing, Denver, CO
    • Pfc Gerald J. Brothers, San Diego, CA
    • Pfc John J. Castillo, Saginaw, MI
    • Pfc James M. De Abre, Morgan Hill, CA
    • Pfc Roger E. Walton, East Springfield, NY

  • C Co, 1st Bn, 3rd Marines
    • Capt William H. Neuss, Yaphank, NY (Silver Star)
    • 2ndLt Abram J. Welker, Wyncote, PA
    • Cpl Reese A. Jones, Quakake, PA
    • Cpl William V. Penny, Jacksonville, FL
    • LCpl James E. Flickinger, Concord, CA
    • LCpl David J. Ucker, Palo Alto, CA
    • LCpl Jerry D. Varner, Los Angeles, CA
    • Pfc Vernon L. Hartman, Norfolk, VA

  • D Co, 1st Bn, 3rd Marines


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With all respect
Jim Schueckler, former CW2, US Army
Ken Davis, Commander, United States Navy (Ret)
Memorial first published on 29 May 2006
Last updated 06/03/2006