The North Wall
Canadian VietNam Veterans Memorial
Windsor, Ontario


RECORD DETAILS

--- General / Personal ---

Last name: PURCELL
First name: GARY WILLIAM
Home of Record (official): TORRANCE
State (official): CA
Date of Birth: Wednesday, October 27, 1948
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Single

--- Military ---

Branch: Marine Corps
Rank: PFC
Serial Number: 2411335
Component: Regular
Pay grade: E2
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 0311

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Friday, April 19, 1968
Date of Casualty: Friday, May 24, 1968
Age at time of loss: 19
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Artillery, rocket, mortar (Ground casualty)
Country: South VietNam
Province: Quang Nam
The Wall: Panel 68E - Row 006






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