Jerry Lee Miller

Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class
United States Navy
14 October 1946 - 25 May 1968
Eden, Utah
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Fleet Marine Force Corpsman

Purple Heart, National Defense, Vietnam Service, Vietnam Campaign

The database page for Jerry Lee Miller

09 Jun 2008


It's been forty years. I still miss your great smile. God Bless. A friend from WHS and the 9th MAB BLT.

From a friend.
E-mail address is not available.

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In the third week of May the North Vietnamese and Viet Cong forces launched their third - and as it turned out, last - major offensive of 1968. The freshly introduced NVA 304th Division and other NVA/VC forces were active in Quang Tri Province, and BLT 2/4 was introduced into the fighting. The BLT 2/4 Marines lost 32 men between 17 May and 06 June, with the majority - 19 men - killed in action in very heavy fighting near Nhi Ha on 25-29 May 1968:
  • B Co, 1st Amtrac Battalion (attached BLT 2/4)
  • E Co, 2nd Bn, 4th Marines
    • 2ndLt Joseph T. Laslie, Attapulgus, GA
    • Sgt Henry L. Goff, Chesapeake, VA
    • Cpl John E. Flaskamp, Indianapolis, IN
    • Cpl James H. Jackson, San Antonio, TX
    • LCpl John P. Masterson, Rocky River, OH
    • LCpl Dennis D. Wehrs, La Crosse, WI
    • Pfc Earl E. Barnhart, Lorain, OH
    • Pfc Anthony Knoll, Pacific, MO
    • Pfc William J. Moore, Evansville, IN
    • Pfc Bruce Sherfield, Cedartown, GA

  • H Co, 2nd Bn, 4th Marines
    • Pfc Willie J. Foster, West Point, GA
    • Pfc Don C. Williamson, Salt Lake City, UT
    • Pvt Michael E. Hoppers, Kansas City, MO

  • H&S Co, 2nd Bn, 4th Marines
    • HM3 John J. Hanley, Wenatchee, WA
    • HM3 Jerry L. Miller, Eden, UT
    • Pfc Chester Briscoe, Evansville, IN
    • Pfc Robert J. Meagher, Kalamazoo, MI
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Jim Schueckler, former CW2, US Army
Ken Davis, Commander, United States Navy (Ret)
Memorial first published on 09 Jun 2008
Last updated 08/10/2009