Jan. 23, 1946
From DALLAS, TEXAS
Casualty was on June 11, 1968
in QUANG NAM, SOUTH VIETNAM
HOSTILE, GROUND CASUALTY
OTHER EXPLOSIVE DEVICE
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Charles Edwin Lee served with the 3rd Battalion, 5th Marines,
India Company. He was Killed In Action during Operation MAMELUKE THRUST.
His name stands proudly on the India
3/5 Wall of Honor. Semper fi, Brother Marine. We will never forget.
boot camp in the same platoon
Charles, I just
came back from the mobile Viet Nam Wall, I saw your name on it.
We started the Corps together in Dallas back in July '67, I was
the one they called giraffe. We both made it through those 8 weeks
of hel,l and we both went to Nam. Charles, you may not be here but
you are not forgotten. Semper Fi~ Gary Galloway Sgt. USMC
your name has been spoken many times by my husband who was with
you the day you left this earth. Willis B. Ford was in the same
hole with you that day and will never forget you. Semper Fidelis!
~Willis Banyon Ford and Karen Ford