ALAN C GILLES
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HONORED ON PANEL 35W, LINE 54 OF THE WALL

ALAN CLARK GILLES

WALL NAME

ALAN C GILLES

PANEL / LINE

35W/54

DATE OF BIRTH

09/13/1946

CASUALTY PROVINCE

PR & MR UNKNOWN

DATE OF CASUALTY

01/08/1969

HOME OF RECORD

PACOIMA

COUNTY OF RECORD

Los Angeles County

STATE

CA

BRANCH OF SERVICE

ARMY

RANK

1LT

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REMEMBRANCES

LEFT FOR ALAN CLARK GILLES
POSTED ON 11.23.2013
POSTED BY: Curt Carter [email protected]

Remembering An American Hero

Dear 1LT Alan Clark Gilles, 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
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POSTED ON 7.28.2013
POSTED BY: Billy M. Brown

Honoring California Vietnam Casualties

May his sacrifice not be forgotten.
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POSTED ON 4.15.2011
POSTED BY: Robert Sage

We Remember

Alan is buried at Eterna Valley Mem orial Park, Newhall, Los Angeles Co,CA.
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POSTED ON 4.11.2010

Los Angeles County Vietnam Veterans Memorial Highway

A portion of Sepulveda Boulevard/State Highway Route 1 in El Segundo near Los Angeles International Airport has been dedicated to the residents of Los Angeles County who served in Vietnam. This section of highway is now designated the Los Angeles County Vietnam Veterans Memorial Highway. Adopted by the California State Legislature in 2000, the highway honors the more than 350,000 California veterans who served in the Vietnam War, including the 5,822 killed or missing in action. Los Angeles County has the largest number of Vietnam veterans in California and 1,857 of its residents were killed or missing in action during that war. This memorial corridor provides a fitting and proper way for the residents of Los Angeles County to express their gratitude and appreciation for the sacrifices these Vietnam veterans have made for their country.
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POSTED ON 10.27.2005
POSTED BY: Chris Spencer

NATIVE AMERICAN PRAYER

It is said a man hasn't died as long as he is remembered. This prayer is a way for families, friends and fellow veterans to remember our fallen brothers and sisters.

Do not stand at my grave and weep I am not there, I do not sleep. I am a thousand winds that blow, I am the diamond glints on snow. I am the sunlight on ripened grain, I am the gentle autumn rain. When you awaken in the morning hush, I am the swift, uplifting rush of quiet birds in circled flight, I am the stars that shine at night. Do not stand at my grave and cry, I am not there, I did not die.

written by Mary Frye
circa 1932
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