Memorial Names

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GARY LEE FAIN

SGT

USMC

HOME : HOUSTON, TX

Plaque : Wall 5, Row A, Col 2

Gary was born August 26th 1947 in Houston, Texas. He was the youngest of 4 brothers, all having served in the U.S. Marine Corps. He joined the Marines right out of high school. Gary served a little over 4 years. He received orders for a tour in Danang, Viet Nam on Dec 24th 1967 where he served a year there and just re enlisted for a second tour when he was killed. He was standing guard when he came under enemy attack by incoming rocket. He was struck and died of shrapnel wounds on Dec 23 1968. Garys life was cut way too short. His dream was to make a career in the Marine Corps and marry his high school sweetheart.

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POW

KIA

MIA

Medals

NAVY COMMENDATION MEDAL PURPLE HEART MEDAL RVN SERVICE MEDAL RVN CAMPAIGN MEDAL

Theatre of Operation

VIETNAM/KILLED IN ACTION