PFC Gary Martin Killian
In memory of our fallen brother
few, we happy few, we band of brothers; for he to-day that sheds
his blood with me shall be my brother"
35th Infantry Regiment
"Not For Fame or Reward
Not For Place or For Rank
But In Simple Obedience To
Duty as They Understood It"
The 35th Infantry Regiment Association salutes our fallen brother, PFC Gary Martin Killian, who died in the service of his country on May 20th, 1967 in Quang Ngai Province, Vietnam. The cause of death was listed as Multi-Frag. At the time of his death Gary was 19 years of age. He was from Hazel Park, Michigan. Gary is honored on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial at Panel 20E, Line 61.
The decorations earned by PFC Gary Martin Killian include: the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Bronze Star with V, the Purple Heart, the National Defense Service Medal, the Vietnam Service Medal, the Vietnam Campaign Medal and the Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm Unit Citation.
Buried in OAKVIEW CEMETERY, ROYAL OAK, MI
VICINITY VINH HIEN (3), 8 KM N-NW OF DUC PHO BS 768443
Neughborhood friend and class mate
16250 27 Mile Road
Ray, MI 48096 USA
Gary was a nice kid in the neighborhood and school, just a nice average kid growing up in Hazel Park, Michigan who answered the call and made the supreme sacrifice. Rest in peace Gary.