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PFC Felix Dohaltahe Begaye

PFC Felix Dohaltahe Begaye

Birth
Shiprock, San Juan County, New Mexico, USA
Death 10 Dec 1967 (aged 19)
Quang Nam, Vietnam
Burial Shiprock, San Juan County, New Mexico, USA
Memorial ID 68207669 · View Source
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The son of Vernon and Faye Begaye, Felix joined the US Marine Corps in Oklahoma City, OK on June 1,1967.

While serving with HQ Company, 7th Marines, 1st MARDIV (Rein) FMF a tragedy occurred at the Regimental CP on Hill 55.

While joking and playing with a fellow Marine in their quarters, PFC Begaye accidently shot his friend with his M-16 rifle. Devastated to what had occurred, he turned the weapon on himself causing his death of a self inflicted wound.


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  • Created by: Victor Vilionis
  • Added: 11 Apr 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 68207669
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PFC Felix Dohaltahe Begaye (4 Sep 1948–10 Dec 1967), Find A Grave Memorial no. 68207669, citing Shiprock Veterans Cemetery, Shiprock, San Juan County, New Mexico, USA ; Maintained by Victor Vilionis (contributor 47207612) .