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Corp Donald Gerald Bailey
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Birth: Feb. 17, 1948
Olean
Cattaraugus County
New York, USA
Death: Jan. 11, 1972
Castle Point
Dutchess County
New York, USA

Donald, the son of William G. Bailey and Florence J. Bailey, enlisted in the US Marine Corps on March 1, 1968 in Buffalo NY. He arrived in Vietnam and was assigned to Company L, 3d Battalion, 7th Marines, 1st MARDIV (Rein) FMF on June 16, 1969.

Severely wounded during the battle with NVA forces in the Hiep Duc Valley in Que Son District, Quang Tin Province, Vietnam on August 29, 1969 he was evacuated to the Station Hospital NSA in DaNang for treatment. Requiring extensive care he was transferred to the US Naval Hospital in Yokosuka, Japan, and on to the United States where he was permanently retired as a result of his wounds on November 28, 1969.

Cpl Bailey died on January 11, 1972 at the Castle Point VA Hospital in Beacon NY, his name was inscribed on the Vietnam Memorial in May 1984.

Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall: Panel 02W Row 103


* Cpl Bailey was presented with the Bronze Star Medal with Combat "V" "For meritorious service ....from 16 June to 28 August 1969...." 
 
Burial:
Chestnut Hill Cemetery
Portville
Cattaraugus County
New York, USA
Plot: H-62NW-3
 
Maintained by: Victor Vilionis
Originally Created by: Mark Weitzel
Record added: Aug 17, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 57259259
Corp Donald Gerald Bailey
Added by: Mark Weitzel
 
Corp Donald Gerald Bailey
Added by: Mark Weitzel
 
Corp Donald Gerald Bailey
Added by: Mark Weitzel
 
 
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- The Jeans
 Added: Jun. 12, 2011
Sacrifice is never forgotten, Hero's never die they live in our hearts Forever
- Victor Vilionis
 Added: May. 17, 2011
 
 
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