William Curtis MadisonPrivate First Class
B CO, 1ST BN, 12TH CAVALRY, 1 CAV DIV
Army of the United States
25 August 1941 - 09 April 1967
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Lord, what is man that thou takest knowledge of him!
A Note from The Virtual WallAt the end of March 1967 Bravo Company, 1/12 Cavalry, was brought in from the field for a rest at the 1st Cavalry Division's base camp near An Khe. The base was defended by a series of strong points around its perimeter, and Bravo 1/12 was given responsibility for one of them: LZ CHARLES.
On 09 April LZ CHARLES was subjected to an attack by sappers. Although the NVA troops penetrated the perimeter, they were kicked out again - but at the cost of 8 Americans dead and many more wounded. The dead were
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With all respect
Jim Schueckler, former CW2, US Army
Ken Davis, Commander, United States Navy (Ret)
Memorial first published on 24 Sep 1999
Last updated 08/10/2009