Dale Stephen McWrightPrivate First Class
C CO, 1ST BN, 5TH MARINES, 1ST MARDIV
United States Marine Corps
26 March 1948 - 17 February 1968
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The database page for Dale Stephen McWright
Eddie and Dale McWright were brothers.
Eddie joined the Marine Corps and was killed in 1966.
His brother Dale also joined the Marine Corps and was killed in 1968.
Although I did not know Eddie or Dale very well, I will always
I'm not sure how many brothers were killed in Vietnam,
From a high school friend,
For contact with many members of Dale's platoon during TET 1968, contact me.
From a platoon member,
A Note from The Virtual WallFebuary 1968 - With the Tet Offensive in full swing, Marine Lieutenant Nicholas Warr led 1st Platoon, C Company, 1/5 Marines, into battle in the Imperial city of Hue.
As described in his book "Phase Line Green", Charlie One entered the fray with 51 Marines; 13 walked out. Overall, First Battalion, 5th Marines, lost 71 men while fighting within Hue; many others were wounded severely enough to be medevaced out. Of the 71, fifteen Marines were from Charlie 1/5:
* In Lt Warr's platoon.
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With all respect
Jim Schueckler, former CW2, US Army
Ken Davis, Commander, United States Navy (Ret)
Memorial first published on 21 Oct 2003
Last updated 08/10/2009