Scope and Contents
Short story describes Donald William Pratt's service in Vietnam with Company A, 1st Battalion, 4th Marines. He arrived in Vietnam in December 1967 and was killed in action on 26 April 1968.
Biographical / Historical
Donald W. Pratt was from Riverside, Illinois. Pratt arrived in Vietnam in December 1967. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 4th Marines, Alpha Company as a platoon leader. Pratt was a 2nd Lieutenant while serving in the United States Marine Corps. During his service in Vietnam, he was stationed in Cam Lo. On April 26 his squad was ambushed and Lt. Donald W. Pratt was killed.