2LT Gary Lee “Jake” Dempsey

2LT Gary Lee “Jake” Dempsey

Birth
USA
Death 1 Jan 1970 (aged 21)
Vietnam
Burial Kennett Square, Chester County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 46068231 · View Source
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Army Second Lieutenant Gary Lee Dempsey, age 21, was from Yorklyn, Delaware.

He served with Company A, 1st Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division, USARV as a Infantry Unit Commander.

He arrived in Vietnam on September 13, 1969 and was "Killed In Action" in the Binh Dinh Province, South Vietnam and was awarded a Purple Heart.

Gary is honored on Panel 15W, Row 114 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Washington, D.C.

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )

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  • Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 28 Dec 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 46068231
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for 2LT Gary Lee “Jake” Dempsey (15 Nov 1948–1 Jan 1970), Find a Grave Memorial no. 46068231, citing Union Hill Cemetery, Kennett Square, Chester County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .