US Army PFC Gary Lee Russell

The History

US Army PFC Gary Lee Russell was killed in action in Vietnam on June 3, 1968.  He was 19 years old.

The Family

US Army PFC Gary Lee Russell was from Rome, NY.  He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Russell.  He had ten brothers, Donald, William, Robert, Francis, Roger, Richard, Ricky, Michael, Joseph and Terry and two sisters, Diane and Linda.

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More Story

US Army PFC Gary Lee Russell was reported missing during a combat mission on June 3, 1968. His family was notified.  It was not until June 10th that the family found out he had been killed in action.

And More

PFC Russell served with the 9th Infantry Division. He is buried in St. Peter’s Cemetery, Rome, NY.  Rest in peace, Soldier, you died a hero.  Freedom Park honors you.

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