Daniel Francis Gearhart

Daniel Francis Gearhart

Birth
Death 10 Jul 1976 (aged 34)
Angola
Burial Silver Spring, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA
Memorial ID 158610767 · View Source
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Age 34. A Vietnam War veteran and in debt, he went to the Angola Civil War to fight. Three days after arriving in Angola, without firing a shot, he was captured. Tried in the "Luanda Trial", he was executed by firing squad.

Remains repatriated by private contributions. Burial in same cemetery as spouse.

Ref: "The Evening Independent" July 22, 1976


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  • Created by: Becky
  • Added: 25 Feb 2016
  • Find A Grave Memorial 158610767
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Daniel Francis Gearhart (9 Nov 1941–10 Jul 1976), Find A Grave Memorial no. 158610767, citing Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Silver Spring, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by Becky (contributor 47351951) .