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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 2nd Platoon, Mike Company, 3rd Battalion, 7th Marines Regiment, First Marine Division wounded in action/evacuated to1st 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

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Three that were lost. Davis on the left, Glen Douglas Bates in the middle and Willet Rankin Amendola on the right.
Glen "Tex" Bates received the Bronze Star for his service in the mortar pit that night.
"Will" Amendola received the Navy Cross for his courageous defense of the mortar.

 
 
Marines from 2nd Platoon, Mike Company, 3rd Battalion, 7th Marines Regiment, First Marine Division 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

 
The following received Silver Star Medals for their actions on 2 November 1967:

SSgt Gilbert H. Bolton
Sgt David H. Shoemaker

Thanks to Doc Hanmore for the names of the wounded/evacuated, and Vic Vilionis for the names of the wounded/not evacuated.