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LCpl Gordon Glenn White
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Birth: Sep. 25, 1945
Fort McMurray
Fort McMurray Census Division
Alberta, Canada
Death: Mar. 12, 1969
Quang Nam, Vietnam

Gordon was the son of Henry White and Evelyn White of Fort McMurray, Alberta Canada and he enlisted in the US Marine Corps on May 6, 1968 in Butte MT. Arriving in Vietnam on October 15 he was assigned for duty with Company G, BLT (Battalion Landing Team) 2/26 9th MAB FMFPAC.

As part of the SLF (Special Landing Force) his unit participated in several Operations in I Corps in the Northern provinces of South Vietnam.

On March 12, during Operation EAGLE PURSUIT II Company G was conducting an in search and destroy mission on Go Noi Island in Quang Nam Province a known stronghold of VC and NVA forces for many years.

In the vicinity between Thanh My and Phu Dong in Dien Ban District, a Marine from Company G was wounded by hostile AK-47 fire, moving forward a short time later BT (Booby Trap) was tripped causing it to detonate wounding one Marine and causing the death of LCpl White as a result of multiple shrapnel wounds from the hostile device.
 
 
Burial:
Old Fort McMurray Cemetery
Fort McMurray
Fort McMurray Census Division
Alberta, Canada
Plot: Plot 548
 
Maintained by: Victor Vilionis
Originally Created by: Robert
Record added: Oct 11, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 22105596
LCpl Gordon Glenn White
Added by: Victor Vilionis
 
LCpl Gordon Glenn White
Added by: Victor Vilionis
 
 
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 Added: Sep. 30, 2011

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 Added: May. 19, 2011
 
 
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