Blackwell, James Lisman, Jr., CPT

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Last Rank
Captain
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Officer)
Primary Unit
1967-1967, 1542, 2nd Battalion, 28th Infantry /HHC
Service Years
1963 - 1967

Infantry

Captain


 Last Photo   Personal Details 

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Home State
Indiana
Indiana
Year of Birth
1940
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Evansville
Last Address
Evansville

Casualty Date
Oct 17, 1967
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Binh Long (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
28E 019

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord


 Unofficial Badges 




 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  1967, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page

 Photo Album   (More...


 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 
 Unit Assignments
1st Battalion, 70th ArmorU.S. Army1st Infantry Division2nd Battalion, 28th Infantry
  1963-1965, 1203, 1st Battalion, 70th Armor
  1966-1966, 1203, Armor Scout Leader's Course (SLC)
  1967-1967, 1542, Panama Jungle School (Pana Jungla) Course
  1967-1967, 1542, 1st Infantry Division
  1967-1967, 1542, 2nd Battalion, 28th Infantry /HHC
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1967-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (1967-68)/Operation Shenandoah II/Battle of Ong Thanh1
  1967-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (1967-68)/Operation Shenandoah II
  1967-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (1967-68)
 Colleges Attended 
United States Military Academy
  1959-1963, United States Military Academy
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
OPERATION SHENANDOAH II 

Captain Blackwell was killed by the VC in the Battle of Ong Thanh.
 

Capt James Lisman Blackwell, Jr , husband of Mrs. Margaret C. Blackwell, was laid to rest at the Arlington National Cemetery, Plot: Section 6 Site 5813-A
   
Comments/Citation
Details of Loss: http://www.virtualwall.org/units/ongthanh.htm

 
   
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