JAMES W COCKRELL JR
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HONORED ON PANEL 66W, LINE 4 OF THE WALL

JAMES WARREN COCKRELL JR

WALL NAME

JAMES W COCKRELL JR

PANEL / LINE

66W/4

DATE OF BIRTH

08/13/1944

CASUALTY PROVINCE

QUANG TRI

DATE OF CASUALTY

05/26/1968

HOME OF RECORD

MACON

COUNTY OF RECORD

Noxubee County

STATE

MS

BRANCH OF SERVICE

MARINE CORPS

RANK

1LT

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REMEMBRANCES

LEFT FOR JAMES WARREN COCKRELL JR
POSTED ON 1.25.2022
POSTED BY: John Fabris

honoring you...

Thank you for your service to our country so long ago sir. The remembrance from your sister Susan is touching. As long as you are remembered you will always be with us....
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POSTED ON 8.13.2021
POSTED BY: Jury Washington

Thank You For Your Valiant Service Marine.

May those who served never be forgotten. Rest in peace 1LT. Cockrell, I salute your brave soul. My heart goes out to you and your family. Semper Fidelis!
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POSTED ON 5.28.2018

Loved you brother Jimmy

Although we were Rebel/Bulldog competitors, we were Sigma Chi brothers and great friends. Those of us that survived will always feel guilt because we did. His family should be proud of a really nice person. Jimmy, George & John Ward too many lost, during and after.
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POSTED ON 5.27.2018
POSTED BY: Susan Cockrell Wright

My Only Brother

1st Lt. James Warren Cockrell (Jimmy to his friends) was a 1966 graduate of the University of Mississippi. He enlisted in the Marines January 16, 1967, and received his officer training at Quantico, Virginia. He was placed on the Commandant of the Marine Corps' Honor List and was in the top 10% of his class at Quantico. He volunteered for combat duty in Vietnam. He began his tour in Vietnam November 22, 1967. Jimmy gained the Vietnam Service Medal, the Southeast Asia Service Citation, the National Defense Medal and the Purple Heart. He volunteered forte lead a reconnaissance platoon. He was killed during a recon mission in the Quang Tri Province of the Republic of Vietnam.

Jimmy was my only brother and if anyone reading this knew him and would like to contact me, my information is below. I would love to hear from you.
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POSTED ON 12.21.2017
POSTED BY: Lucy Micik

THANK YOU

Dear Lt James Cockrell,
Thank you for your service as an Infantry Officer. December is here, along with all the preparations. It is almost Christmas. It is so 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 strength, courage and faithfulness. Rest in peace with the angels.
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