JAMES E METOYER
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HONORED ON PANEL 10E, LINE 58 OF THE WALL

JAMES EDWARD METOYER

WALL NAME

JAMES E METOYER

PANEL / LINE

10E/58

DATE OF BIRTH

09/19/1946

CASUALTY PROVINCE

QUANG TIN

DATE OF CASUALTY

08/31/1966

HOME OF RECORD

NATCHITOCHES

COUNTY OF RECORD

Natchitoches Parish

STATE

LA

BRANCH OF SERVICE

MARINE CORPS

RANK

LCPL

REMEMBRANCES

LEFT FOR JAMES EDWARD METOYER
POSTED ON 9.30.2020
POSTED BY: Lucy Micik

Thank You

Dear Lcpl James Metoyer, Thank you for your service as a Rifleman. I researched you on your 74th birthday, happy birthday. Saying thank you isn't enough, but it is from the heart. It is another autumn. Time passes quickly. Please watch over America, it stills needs your strength, courage and faithfulness, especially now. Rest in peace with the angels.
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POSTED ON 8.19.2017
POSTED BY: Jim McIlhenney

LCPL James E. Metoyer, USMC

Marine Corps Recruit Depot
San Diego, CA
First Battalion
Platoon 114

Commenced Training: 22 February 1965
Graduated: 04 May 1965

SGT D.L. Hatten - Platoon Commander
SGT J.E. Gray - Drill Instructor
CPL R.D. Smith - Drill Instructor
CPL G.S. Giles - Drill Instructor

LCPL James E. Metoyer was the only member
of Platoon 114 to be KIA in Viet Nam.

Semper Fidelis, Marine!
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POSTED ON 7.19.2017

Ground Casualty

LCPL James E. Metoyer was a rifleman serving with M Company, 3rd Battalion, 7th Marines. On August 14, 1966, while on patrol near the village of Phuoc Thuan in Binh Son District, LCPL Metoyer’s unit engaged in a brief fire fight with the Viet Cong and four men were wounded, one of the casualties being Metoyer, who was treated at the Battalion Aid Station and returned to duty. On August 31, 1966, two weeks after being wounded by the enemy, while on a squad combat patrol near Tan Phuoc hamlet in Binh Son District, a Marine accidently discharged his weapon, striking Metoyer in the neck. Metoyer was fatally injured in the incident. [Taken from coffeltdatabase.org, findagrave.com, and “Telegram From Marine General Gives Details of Metoyer’s Death.” Dated September 1, 1966, publication unknown, courtesy of Mrs. Morgan, volunteer, Natchitoches Genealogical & Historical Society, Natchitoches, LA]
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POSTED ON 7.8.2017

Ground Casualty

LCPL James E. Metoyer was a rifleman serving with M Company, 3rd Battalion, 7th Marines. On August 14, 1966, while on patrol near the village of Phuoc Thuan in Binh Son District, LCPL Metoyer’s unit engaged in a brief fire fight with the Viet Cong and four men were wounded, one of the casualties being Metoyer, who was treated at the Battalion Aid Station and returned to duty. On August 31, 1966, two weeks after being wounded by the enemy, while on a squad combat patrol near Tan Phuoc hamlet in Binh Son District, a Marine accidently discharged his weapon, striking Metoyer in the neck. Metoyer was fatally injured in the incident. [Taken from coffeltdatabase.org, findagrave.com, and “Telegram From Marine General Gives Details of Metoyer’s Death.” Dated September 1, 1966, publication unknown, courtesy of Mrs. Morgan, volunteer, Natchitoches Genealogical & Historical Society, Natchitoches, LA]
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POSTED ON 8.31.2013
POSTED BY: A Marine, USMC, Vietnam

Semper Fi

Semper Fi, Marine.
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