DAVID W HEMPHILL
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HONORED ON PANEL 38W, LINE 43 OF THE WALL

DAVID WAYNE HEMPHILL

WALL NAME

DAVID W HEMPHILL

PANEL / LINE

38W/43

DATE OF BIRTH

01/04/1947

CASUALTY PROVINCE

QUANG NAM

DATE OF CASUALTY

11/23/1968

HOME OF RECORD

MOORES HILL

COUNTY OF RECORD

Dearborn County

STATE

IN

BRANCH OF SERVICE

NAVY

RANK

HN

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REMEMBRANCES

LEFT FOR DAVID WAYNE HEMPHILL
POSTED ON 5.8.2019
POSTED BY: Lucy Micik

Thank You

Dear HN David Hemphill,
Thank you for your service as a Hospitalman with the 1st Marine Division. Semper Fi. Thank you for the lives you saved. Yesterday was the 44th anniversary of the official end of the war. The war was years ago, but we all need to acknowledge the sacrifices of those like you who answered our nation's call. Please watch over America, it stills needs your strength, courage and faithfulness. Rest in Peace with the angels.
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POSTED ON 1.5.2018
POSTED BY: Dyanna Dezan HN Thresher

David

Still thinking of you, David,,,Remembering our late nite talks at the Dispensary at Norfolk NOB..so many years ago
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POSTED ON 11.23.2017
POSTED BY: A US Marine, Vietnam

Semper Fidelis, Doc.

Thank you for your courage and for your devotion to your Marines.
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POSTED ON 9.27.2017
POSTED BY: Cathie Delporte

Remembering David

Kind, loving and respectful.
It still makes me sad to think you were lost to us
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POSTED ON 7.7.2017

Misadventure (Friendly fire)

HN David W. Hemphill was a hospital corpsman (medical specialist) serving with Headquarters & Support Company, 1st Battalion, 1st Marines. On November 23, 1968, HN Hemphill was participating with his unit in Operation Meade River, a U.S. Marine Corps cordon and search operation that took place south of Da Nang, Quang Nam Province, RVN. While his unit was in contact with the enemy, they were being supported by an illumination flare mission. Hemphill was fatally injured when one of the nearly nine-pound flare canisters struck him. [Taken from coffeltdatabase.org]
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