Date of Incident05/09/1967
RankPrivate First Class
UnitA Company, 1st Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Amphibious Force
StatusKilled in Action
Del Ray Jacobs. Hostile, died outright, ground casualty, artillery, rocket or mortar. Operation Prairie IV. Recoilless rifle fire on north slope of Con Thien (Hill 158). Fragmentation wounds to left arm and left side of chest from hostile artillery round while engaged in action against hostile forces during an operation. Apparently died during medevac. Quảng Trị Province, Republic of Vietnam.
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