James Lamont PalmerPrivate First Class
C CO, 1ST BN, 9TH MARINES, 3RD MARDIV
United States Marine Corps
04 May 1947 - 13 September 1966
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The database page for James Lamont Palmer
The following article is taken from The Philadelphia Daily News, special supplement entitled 'SIX HUNDRED AND THIRTY,' October 26, 1987.
The 1964 graduate of Overbrook High School joined the Marine Corps in January 1966. The 19-year-old private first class, a machine gunner in Company C of the 1st Battalion, 9th Marines, 3rd Marine Division, died in Da Nang, Quang Nam Province, Viet Nam, on September 13, 1966. He was survived by his parents, three brothers and two sisters.
SEMPER FIDELIS, MARINE!
From a native Philadelphian and Marine,
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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
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