Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Carpenters in:
 • Floral Memorial Park
 • Selma
 • Fresno County
 • California
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial! Advertisement
PFC Gary Ralph Carpenter
Learn about upgrading this memorial...
Birth: Jul. 6, 1948
Fresno County
California, USA
Death: Jan. 1, 1968
Quang Nam, Vietnam

PFC Carpenter#2387527
MOS:0311 Rifleman.

Gary was born in Fresno,CA but grew up in
Watsonville where him and his brother went at
an early age to live with their uncle Roy and
aunt Virginia Carpenter.Gary graduated from
Freedom High School in 1967 and enlisted in
Marines six days later on 21 June 1967 at the
Oakland Recruiting Office.
Gary arrived in Vietnam 15 December 1967
and was assigned to Hotel Company,2nd
Battalion,3rd Marine Regiment,3rd Marine
Gary died as a result of a gunshot wound to
the head from a sniper,during an engagement
with hostile forces near the East Bank Song
Yen River,4 kilometers south southeast of the
Tuy Loan Bridge.
Gary was single and served his country for 7
months and 9 days.KIA#20,727.
He had been in Vietnam for 1 month and 15
Gary was 18 years,6 months and 24 days old.
Survived by his uncle & aunt;Roy H & Virginia
Carpenter and his brother;Lauren Carpenter of
209 Hill Ave,Watsonville,CA.
His father;Ralph Carpenter of 33 White St,
Apt#3,Watsonville,CA and his mother;Jewel D
Carpenter of 8108 Uster St,Selma,CA.
Floral Memorial Park
Fresno County
California, USA
Created by: Tony
Record added: Nov 21, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 101105981
PFC Gary Ralph Carpenter
Added by: Scott E Dodson
PFC Gary Ralph Carpenter
Added by: Toni
PFC Gary Ralph Carpenter
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Nancy/catsaver
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

- Tracy Parker
 Added: Apr. 28, 2015
Not forgotten.Semper Fi,
- Tony
 Added: Jul. 29, 2014
Blessed be, Marine
 Added: Jan. 12, 2013
There are 2 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service