Roll Call

Marines of 2nd Platoon, Mike Company, 3rd Battalion, 7th Marines Regiment, First Marine Division killed in defense of Hill 25 on 2 November 1967:

Willet Rankin Amendola, Cpl

Glen Douglas Bates, L/Cpl

Patrick John Dearborn, L/Cpl

James Gard Edinger, PFC

Stephano James Fiducioso, Pvt

Davis Allen Jones, L/Cpl

Gerald Kropidlowski, L/Cpl

Robert Everett Moore, PFC

Dana Allen Pitts, L/Cpl

David Howard Shoemaker, Sgt


Marines from Mike Company wounded in action/evacuated to 1st Med Bn in DaNang:

Ahbate, Gary W. L/Cpl
Chambers, Karl H. PFC
Davis, Darrell L. PFC
James, Don H. L/Cpl
Jones, Lewis Cpl
Lesniak, Dennis M. Cpl
Lusk, Wayne E. L/Cpl
Lust, Richard W. L/Cpl
Rock, Waldron C. Pvt

Marines from Mike Company wounded in action/not evacuated:

Kiener, David M. LCpl
Memel, Joseph A. LCpl
Orlando, Frank Pfc
Patterson, Johnny H. Jr. Cpl
Pierce, Richard W. Cpl
Powell, George D. LCpl
Regallo, Gary F. LCpl

SSgt Gilbert H. Bolton received the Silver Star Medal for his actions on 2 November 1967.

Davis Jones, Glen "Tex" Bates and Will Amendola.


They shall not grow old
As we are left to grow old.
Age shall not weary them,          Nor the years condemn.
At the going down with the sun,
And in the morning,
We will remember them.”

From the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier,  Edinburgh, Scotland.