JAMES C CARLSON
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HONORED ON PANEL 38W, LINE 40 OF THE WALL

JAMES CLARK CARLSON

WALL NAME

JAMES C CARLSON

PANEL / LINE

38W/40

DATE OF BIRTH

09/14/1947

CASUALTY PROVINCE

TAY NINH

DATE OF CASUALTY

11/23/1968

HOME OF RECORD

SALINAS

COUNTY OF RECORD

Monterey County

STATE

CA

BRANCH OF SERVICE

ARMY

RANK

PFC

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REMEMBRANCES

LEFT FOR JAMES CLARK CARLSON
POSTED ON 11.14.2021
POSTED BY: John Fabris

We Will Remember

They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old:
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun and in the morning,
We will remember them.
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POSTED ON 10.1.2017
POSTED BY: Lucy Conte Micik

THANK YOU

Dear PFC James Carlson,
Thank you for your service as a Medical NCO. Thank you for the lives you saved. It is important for us all to acknowledge the sacrifices of those like you who answered our nation's call. Please watch over America, it stills needs your courage and faithfulness. Rest in peace with the angels.
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POSTED ON 7.9.2017

Final Mission of PFC James C. Carlson

On November 23, 1968, C Company, 4th Battalion, 9th Infantry, had a major engagement with the Viet Cong in the Boi Loi Woods, three miles southwest of Truong Mit in Tay Ninh Province, RVN. At 0915 hours, during a sweep of the area, the company came under heavy fire from a hedgerow. Artillery fire and armed helicopters were called in to soften the enemy position, but when the company attempted to assault after the supporting fires were lifted, it was again struck by a withering enemy fire. The fight continued all day before the enemy broke contact. Company losses throughout the day were 15 killed and 20 wounded. A search of the enemy position after he withdrew found six enemy bodies, one RPG-7 rocket launcher, seven AK-47 rifles, five rounds of RPG-7 ammunition, five pounds of enemy documents, five pounds of medical supplies, two hand grenades, and 11 pounds of explosives. A Vietnamese Regional Force Company that moved into the area to support the contact located a significant enemy cache at a location one kilometer east of the contact. Americans lost in the battle included SP4 David I. Briggs, PFC James C. Carlson, PFC John W. Colbert, SP4 Arnold R. Diekema, 1LT Michael N. Loitz, SGT Richard A. Milks, PFC Robert J. Nixon, PFC Frank Sanfilippo, SP4 Richard C. Stevens, PFC Joseph D. Szidor, PFC Mitchel R. Tyler, PFC Terrel J. Vidrine, and CPT Carl J. Winter. [Taken from coffeltdatabase.org and “Lessons Learned, Headquarters, 25th Infantry Division Operational Report-Lessons learned for the periods 1 November 68 to 31 January 69”]
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POSTED ON 1.29.2014
POSTED BY: Kenneth L Neely

RIP

I found this site a few years back and I had a picture of Jim when he graduated from Central High School in Mufrreesboro TN in 1965 so I wanted to put it at the site and did so. I hope that more people find the site and put photos of family and friends so that they all will be remembered.

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POSTED ON 10.31.2013
POSTED BY: Curt Carter [email protected]

Remembering An American Hero

Dear PFC James Clark Carlson, sir

As an American, I would like to thank you for your service and for your sacrifice made on behalf of our wonderful country. The youth of today could gain much by learning of heroes such as yourself, men and women whose courage and heart can never be questioned.

May God allow you to read this, and may He allow me to someday shake your hand when I get to Heaven to personally thank you. May he also allow my father to find you and shake your hand now to say thank you; for America, and for those who love you.

With respect, and the best salute a civilian can muster for you, Sir

Curt Carter
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