U.S. Military—Marine Security Guard
Year of Death: 1968
Cpl. James Conrad Marshall, Marine Security Guard (MSG), died on January 31, 1968, in Saigon, South Vietnam. He was killed in a Viet Cong attack/penetration of the U.S. Embassy Compound as part
of the Tet Offensive. He was the first MSG to die in defense of a
U.S. embassy or consulate.
Photo: U.S. Government image