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is honored on Panel 27E, Line 85 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

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  • Remembering An American Hero

    Posted on 10/8/13 - by Curt Carter
    Dear Captain Denis O'Connor, 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, and the best salute a civilian can muster for you, Sir

    Curt Carter
  • In Remembrance

    Posted on 5/27/13 - by Michael Dougherty

    Denis, I never met you, but I was fortunate enough to have had a brief glimpse into your life. Rest assured your memory is alive and well with your wonderful family. I went to The Wall not too long ago, and found your name. Etching it onto a paper was one of the most powerful and moving experiences of my life. Thank you for your brave service to our country.

  • If I should die...remembrances for CAPT. Denis O'CONNOR, USA...who made the ultimate sacrifice!!!!!!

    Posted on 9/24/11 - by
    If I should die, and leave you here awhile, be not like others, sore undone, who keep long vigils by the silent dust, and weep...for MY sake, turn again to life, and smile...Nerving thy heart, and trembling hand to do something to comfort other hearts than thine...Complete these dear, unfinished tasks of mine...and I, perchnace, may therein comfort you.
  • We Remember

    Posted on 7/30/11 - by Robert Sage
    Denis is buried at Golden Gate National Cemetery. PH
  • Photo

    Posted on 10/10/10

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.

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