Paul Joseph James

Name Paul Joseph James
Paul Joseph James
Rank/Grade WO - W1 - Army - Reserve
Age 21
Marital Status Single
Race Caucasian
Gender Male
Date of Birth Apr 23, 1948
From Miramar, Florida
Length of Service {Service}
Tour Began Nov 26, 1969
Casualty Date Mar 7, 1970
Hostile/Non-Hostile   HOSTILE
Body Recovered Yes
Religion Church Of Christ

Vietnam Memorial


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Posted by:Jim Miller
Date:Friday, March 30, 2007 8:17 PM UTC
Relationship:Fellow Rattler
From:Forrest City, AR
Comments:Come on guys, Some of you knew Mr. James. Please tells us about him.

Posted by:Steve Israel
Date:Friday, May 2, 2008 3:02 PM UTC
Relationship:flight school roomates/fellow Rattler
From:Frisco, Texas
Comments:Paul and I roomed together at Hunter AAF. Anyone who knew Paul liked and respected him. He was truly a "stand-up" guy. I often think of him with fond memories. Paul James and Steve Lane were killed in a wreck while inserting ARVN troops on a mountain top. I recovered the bodies. Crewman Buford Sumner later died from injuries sustained in this wreck. Before his death, Sumner personally gave me details of the incident. I can provide additional info if interested.

Posted by:David Knestrick
Date:Sunday, May 26, 2013 4:58 PM UTC
Relationship:Best friend from college
From:Orlando, Fl
Comments:Paul and I met in 1967 while attending Miami-Dade Jr College. He picked me up while I was hitchhiking home from school. He lived very close to me but we had never met before that day. We became instant friends.
I was home on leave from the Army in 1970 when I learned he had been KIA. I was devastated and still miss him to this day. I went to try and visit his parents later but they had already moved and I was never able to find them or his fiancee again.


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