James Douglas LawSpecialist Four
A CO, 15TH ENG BN, 9 INF DIV
Army of the United States
20 November 1945 - 17 March 1967
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The database page for James Douglas Law
You are not forgotten.
I found this picture as I was going through a box of old Army stuff and I decided I would try to come and put it here where others could see, and remember what a nice looking young guy you were when you gave your life for your country. I hope to hear from some of the other guys maybe, too? I went to a reunion (first one ever for me) of the 15th Combat Engineers in Ft. Mitchell, Ky, in June 2001. I did get to see Ken Pacyga there, and Tony LaRocca, and Henry (Mac) MacMahn. It was good to see them and you were on all of our minds. We could hardly talk about it with out tears. Fred Chaplin wasn't able to come, I would have loved to see him too.
Here is to you, my friend.
I remember you as a three year old little boy, and I knew your parents well. I visited your mother and father right after my own son was killed in Vietnam.
They were still devastated by the loss of you, as I was about my son.
It's been many years ago but you are still remembered and thought of fondly.
Alice (White) Cooper
I found this site by accident whilst researching my family tree, but feel proud to share my name with a man like yourself.
James Law, 26, UK
From the time we met in Public School 39 in Indianapolis, we became instant friends. All the time we spent together until we graduated from Tech in 1964, where we took most of the same classes.
In high school we rode to school in your old black car, you had your car first. I remember many of the fun times at the English Avenue Boys' Club, Harold's Steer Inn, football and basketball games - the list could go on and on. The trouble we were able to get into any time, and how none of it was really serious.
Most of all I will never forget your sense of humor. You knew more jokes than anyone and each one was very, very funny. You were always doing something unbelievably crazy. People wanted to be around you. I was one of the lucky ones that you choose to be your friend.
I will never forget the sadness that I felt when you passed away in Viet Nam. The tragic news couldn't be true, but it was.
You were my first close friend who was lost in that war and were taken much too soon.
GOD has blessed me with knowing you.
I will never forget you.
Thanks for being my friend.
Garry L. Clark
A Note from The Virtual WallA Company, 15th Engineers, lost three men on 17 March 1967:
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We served together - Jim was my friend,
Loyd W. Gerardot
30 Nov 2001
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With all respect
Jim Schueckler, former CW2, US Army
Ken Davis, Commander, United States Navy (Ret)
Channing Prothro, former CAP Marine
Last updated 05/04/2004