Second Lieutenant W. Cole Herndon
Battalion Landing Team 2/26
Second Lieutenant W. Cole Herndon, Seattle, Washington, age 23.
Killed by enemy artillery fire while attached to BLT 2/26 as it operated in the vicinity of Camp Carroll just prior to LZ Margo.
2dLt Herndon was remembered along with the other fallen at a memorial service aboard the USS Princeton.
2dLt W. Cole Herndon. Photo courtesy of HonorStates.org.