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

Find all Vessells in:
 • Pleasant Hill Cemetery
 • Coweta County
 • Georgia
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial! Advertisement
PFC Wayne Jackson Vessell
Learn about sponsoring this memorial...
Birth: May 6, 1944
Upshur County
Texas, USA
Death: Jul. 14, 1968
Thua Thien-Hue, Vietnam

Wayne the son of Clinton B. Vessell and Harriet E. Vessell who was deceased, of Haralson GA. Father of daughters Elizabeth M. and Pamela S. Vessell of La Grange GA enlisted in the US Marine Corps on October 9, 1967 in Atlanta GA. He arrived in Vietnam on March 13, 1968 and was assigned for duty with Company G, 2d Battalion, 7th Marines, 1st MARDIV (Rein) FMF. In mid June, the 2d Battalion was assigned to the SLF and PFC Vessell`s unit was redesignated Company G, BLT 2/7, 9th MAB.

While on Operation EAGER YANKEE, in Phu Vang District a Marine combat patrol on a search and clear mission were fired upon by an enemy sniper. PFC Vessell was hit by the small arms fire resulting in his death.
Family links: 
  Clinton B. Vessell (1906 - 1996)
Pleasant Hill Cemetery
Coweta County
Georgia, USA
Plot: Section D, Lot 7
Maintained by: Victor Vilionis
Originally Created by: Sgt Ed Elstan
Record added: May 13, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 52353389
PFC Wayne Jackson Vessell
Added by: Victor Vilionis
PFC Wayne Jackson Vessell
Added by: Rebekah Duncan Young
PFC Wayne Jackson Vessell
Added by: Sgt Ed Elstan
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

- Lin
 Added: Nov. 25, 2011

- The Jeans
 Added: Apr. 29, 2011

- Victor Vilionis
 Added: Apr. 26, 2011
There are 2 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service