Pfc. Kenneth Ward Harris served with the 3rd Battalion,
5th Marines, Mike Company. He was Killed In Action during Operation ESSEX.
His name stands proudly on the Mike
3/5 Wall of Honor. Semper Fi, Brother Marine. We will never forget.
and Information courtesy of Ken Harris' brother, Gary
to the address of his letters, Ken was in M Co. 1st platoon during Operation
SWIFT in Sept. 1967, (he was wounded on Sept. 4), but went back to the
field prior to Operation ESSEX. Ken was KIA during ESSEX on 11-9-67…..maybe
someone will remember him, we sure have…..thanks again… Gary
in the Philippines in late September-early October 1967 just after Ken
was wounded during Operation SWIFT (Sept. 4) and put on the Repose (hospital
ship). He is the third one from the left. The second was taken in Camp
Pendleton I think (but not sure) during advanced combat training (he
is in the middle).
in Camp Pendleton I think, (but not sure), during advanced combat training
(Ken is in the middle).