Henry Joe GordonLance Corporal
L BATTERY, 4TH BN, 11TH MARINES, 1ST MARDIV
United States Marine Corps
17 November 1948 - 12 January 1968
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The database page for Henry Joe Gordon
You are rememberedHenry Joe Gordon,
Lance Corporal, US Marine Corps,
was buried on 26 January 1968 in Plot D 79,
Camp Butler National Cemetery
Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois,
with other men of integrity and courage.
A memorial from a neighbor.
I was there when Henry gave all he had for God and Country.
William (Wild Bill) Saunders
Your older brother, Bill, and I were good friends and in the same class. Although I didn't know you that well, you are a Marine brother. I came back from Vietnam the same week as you and helped send you off to meet Chesty and the rest of our brothers.
Semper Fi, Henry.
From a friend and neighbor,
A Note from The Virtual WallAccording to the 4/11 Marines' Command Chronology three Marines were killed when an enemy mortar round detonated in the 1/5 Marines' mess hall south of Duc Pho:
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With all respect
Jim Schueckler, former CW2, US Army
Ken Davis, Commander, United States Navy (Ret)
Memorial first published on 7 Mar 2002
Last updated 11/09/2006