Private First Class Wordell Gaines

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Title

Private First Class Wordell Gaines

Subject

Vietnam War, 1961-1975
United States. Marine Corps
United States. Marine Corps--African Americans

Description

Pfc. Wordell Gaines was killed on March 22, 1968, while serving with Company I, 3rd Battalion, 9th Marines, 3rd Marine Division. Pfc. Gaines was the son of Mr. and Mrs. James Nixon of Tuscaloosa and was a graduate of Druid High School.

A photo of Pfc. Gaines' grave can be found at this site: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=81144498.

Pfc. Gaines' Virtual Wall site can be found here: http://www.virtualwall.org/dg/GainesWx01a.htm

Source

Tuscaloosa News Archive
Virtual Wall - Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Publisher

Tuscaloosa News

Date

March 28, 1968
March 29, 1968
April 14, 1968

Contributor

Tuscaloosa Public Library

Type

Newspaper

Identifier

1916

Coverage

Tuscaloosa (AL)

Original Format

Newspaper

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