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  • Wall Name:GERRY D MAJOR
  • Date of Birth:3/20/1947
  • Date of Casualty:3/14/1968
  • Home of Record:DES MOINES
  • County of Record:POLK COUNTY
  • State:IA
  • Branch of Service:MARINE CORPS
  • Rank:LCPL
  • Panel/Line:44E, 49
  • Casualty Province:QUANG TRI


  • Date of Birth:12/14/1943
  • Date of Casualty:3/14/1968
  • Home of Record:PANA
  • County of Record:CHRISTIAN COUNTY
  • State:IL
  • Branch of Service:ARMY
  • Rank:SGT
  • Panel/Line:44E, 50
  • Casualty Province:QUANG NAM


is honored on Panel 44E, Line 49 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

Leave a Remembrance


  • Remembering An American Hero

    Posted on 3/22/14 - by Curt Carter
    Dear LCPL Ernesto Martinez, sir

    As an American, I would like to thank you for your service and for your sacrifice made on behalf of our wonderful country. The youth of today could gain much by learning of heroes such as yourself, men and women whose courage and heart can never be questioned.

    May God allow you to read this, and may He allow me to someday shake your hand when I get to Heaven to personally thank you. May he also allow my father to find you and shake your hand now to say thank you; for America, and for those who love you.

    With respect, Sir

    Curt Carter
  • Semper Fi, Marine.

    Posted on 3/14/14 - by A Marine, Quang Tri
  • Uncle Ernesto

    Posted on 9/8/13 - by Arsenia Gonzalez
    I never met you but I hear so many good things about you from my mom and all your sisters and brothers. I wish I were able to meet you I know I will later on but that seems like forever. I Love you uncle Ernesto aka Boogie. :)
  • Photo

    Posted on 3/17/13

    Rest in peace with the warriors.

  • Never Forgotten

    Posted on 3/17/13

    Rest in peace with the warriors.

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The Wall of Faces

Brought to you by the organization that built The Wall, the Vietnam Veterans Virtual Memorial Wall is dedicated to honoring, remembering and sharing the legacies of all those who died in the Vietnam War. Here you can go beyond the names on The Wall to see the faces, share the stories and read the remembrances posted by friends, neighbors, classmates and family members.

All of these photos will be showcased in The Education Center at The Wall on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. To learn more about the effort to collect these photos and ensure their faces will never be forgotten, visit