James David Bowers

Date of Birth 14 July 1948
Date of Casualty 24 May 1968

Upon arriving in Vietnam 22 August 1967, James was assigned to Golf Company, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division. James was killed during combat in an engagement with enemy forces on a ridge above QL, 9.5 kilometers southeast of Khe Sanh. James was single. He had been in Vietnam 9 months and 2 days.
Survived by his parents and a sister, Betty.

  • Rank: Corporal
  • Date of birth:
  • 14 July 1948
  • Date of death: 24 May 1968
  • County: Washington
  • Hometown: Johnson City
  • Service Branch: Marine Corps
  • Division/Assignment: 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division
  • Conflict: Vietnam
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Happy Valley Memorial Park, Elizabethton, Carter County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XXIV, Middle Panel
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