ROGER L ELKINS
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HONORED ON PANEL 32W, LINE 48 OF THE WALL

ROGER LYNN ELKINS

WALL NAME

ROGER L ELKINS

PANEL / LINE

32W/48

DATE OF BIRTH

02/03/1946

CASUALTY PROVINCE

QUANG TRI

DATE OF CASUALTY

02/17/1969

HOME OF RECORD

FT GIBSON

COUNTY OF RECORD

Muskogee County

STATE

OK

BRANCH OF SERVICE

MARINE CORPS

RANK

PFC

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REMEMBRANCES

LEFT FOR ROGER LYNN ELKINS
POSTED ON 2.10.2012
POSTED BY: Marc Robertson

Building a snowman with my cousin.

I will always remember you building a snowman forwith me, and the love I felt when you hugged me.....
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POSTED ON 2.17.2010
POSTED BY: A Marine

Silver Star Citation

*ELKINS, ROGER I. (KIA)

Synopsis:

The President of the United States takes pride in presenting the Silver Star Medal (Posthumously) to Roger I. Elkins (2387144), Private First Class, U.S. Marine Corps, for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action while serving with Company G, 2d Battalion, 9th Marines, 3d Marine Division (Rein.), FMF, in connection with combat operations against the enemy in the Republic of Vietnam on February 17, 1969. By his courage, aggressive fighting spirit and steadfast devotion to duty in the face of extreme personal danger, Private First Class Elkins upheld the highest traditions of the Marine Corps and the United States Naval Service. He gallantly gave his life for his country.

Home Town: Fort Gibson, Oklahoma

 

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POSTED ON 2.27.2005
POSTED BY: Robert Sage

We Remember

Roger is buried at Ft Gibson Nat Cem.
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POSTED ON 2.17.2004
POSTED BY: Donald Lytle

Thank you PFC Roger Lynn Elkins

Although we never met personally, I want to thank you Roger Lynn Elkins, for your courageous and valiant service, faithful contribution, and your most holy sacrifice given to this great country of ours!

Your Spirit is alive--and strong, therefore Marine, you shall never be forgotten, nor has your death been in vain!

Again, thank you PFC Roger Lynn Elkins, for a job well done!

REST IN ETERNAL PEACE MY MARINE FRIEND


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POSTED ON 10.9.2000
POSTED BY: CLAY MARSTON

IN REMEMBRANCE OF THIS HEROIC YOUNG UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS SERVICEMAN WHOSE NAME SHALL LIVE FOREVER MORE ~~~~~ SILVER STAR ~~~~~

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS

ROGER LYNN ELKINS


Service No. 2387144


was a posthumous recipient of the




SILVER STAR




SEMPER FIDELIS




YOU ARE NOT FORGOTTEN
NOR SHALL YOU EVER BE


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