EUGENE C WIRE
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HONORED ON PANEL 41E, LINE 6 OF THE WALL

EUGENE CHARLES WIRE

WALL NAME

EUGENE C WIRE

PANEL / LINE

41E/6

DATE OF BIRTH

06/05/1930

CASUALTY PROVINCE

QUANG TRI

DATE OF CASUALTY

02/23/1968

HOME OF RECORD

WAIPAHU

STATE

HI

BRANCH OF SERVICE

MARINE CORPS

RANK

GSGT

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REMEMBRANCES

LEFT FOR EUGENE CHARLES WIRE
POSTED ON 2.27.2012
POSTED BY: Nam Vet

Hill 881S Valor

PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM

Considering the Constitution of the Republic of Vietnam, dated 1 April 1967;

Considering Decree #234TTSL, dated 25 May 1968, prescribing the composition of the Government;

Considering Edict #10-b, dated 15 August 1950, creating the MILITARY MERIT MEDAL;

Considering Decree #74-bQT, dated 15 August 1950, prescribing the procedures for awarding the MILITARY MERIT MEDAL;

Following the recommendation of the Chief of the Joint General Staff, Republic of Vietnam Armed Forces;

DECREES THAT:

ARTICLE I: This formalizes the posthumous award of the MILITARY MERIT MEDAL to the U. S. Marine Corps personnel whose names appear below with the following meritorious citation:

'Servicemen of courage and rare self-sacrifice, they displayed at all times the most tactful cooperation while aiding the Armed Forces of the Republic of Vietnam to repel the Red wave undermining South Vietnam and Southeast Asia.

With a ready zeal and commendable response, they fought on to the end in every mission and set a brilliant example for their fellow soldiers.

They died in the performance of duty. Behind them they leave the abiding grief of their former comrades-in-arms, Vietnamese as well as American.'



Cpl. Homer Taylor, Jr. 18 Feb 1968 .
Cpl. Terry Lee Smith 20 Feb 1968 .
PFC. Robert Ellis Dooley 22 Feb 1968 .
GySgt. Eugene Charles 23 Feb 1968 .
GySgt. Paul Edward Robitaille 23 Feb 1968 .
Cpl. Robert Arthur Wiedeman 25 Feb 1968 .
PFC. Frank Adam Szymanski 25 Feb 1968

THESE POSTHUMOUS AWARDS ARE TO INCLUDE THE GALLANTRY CROSS WITH PALM.

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POSTED ON 10.28.2004
POSTED BY: Robert Sage

We Remember

Eugene is buried at Nat Mem Cem of the Pacific.
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POSTED ON 9.1.2003
POSTED BY: Donald Lytle

Thank you GSGT Wire

Although we never met personally, I want to thank you Eugene Charles Wire, for your courageous and valiant service, your many years of faithfully contributing, 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 Gunnery-Sergeant E.C. Wire, for a job well done!

REST IN ETERNAL PEACE MY MARINE FRIEND


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