George Dewey Brookshire

 
Name George Dewey Brookshire
George Dewey Brookshire
Rank/Grade PFC - E3 - Army - Regular
Age 19
Marital Status Married
Race Caucasian
Gender Male
Date of Birth May 23, 1950
From Woodland, California
Length of Service {Service}
Tour Began May 17, 1969
Casualty Date Sep 1, 1969
Location QUANG TIN, SOUTH VIETNAM
Hostile/Non-Hostile   NON-HOSTILE
Classification GROUND CASUALTY ACCIDENTAL SELF-DESTRUCTION
Body Recovered Yes
Religion Roman Catholic

Vietnam Memorial

 

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Posted by:Richard Puls
Date:Sunday, January 11, 2004 4:06 PM UTC
Relationship:Hootch Mate
From:Baltimore
Comments:I remember George very well and often wonder if it was "Accidental Self-Destruction." Because of some of the things we were talking about just before he went out on Guard Duty that evening>

Posted by:Juanita Brookshire
Date:Thursday, March 27, 2008 7:19 AM UTC
Relationship:Cousin
From:Stockton
Comments:George was my cousin. I was only 7 years old when he died. Thank you so very much for this page. I'm so happy to know that George has not been forgotten. I wish his father, my great uncle, could have seen this page...I think he would have appreciated it.

Posted by:Sharon (Brookshire) Powers
Date:Monday, October 20, 2008 5:31 AM UTC
Relationship:Sister
From:Woodland
Comments:I am touched that after all these years (39,now), George is still remembered. Thank you both for posting comments. As for me, I still miss him and think of him often. He was a wonderful brother. George, the world is a better place for you having been here. I will love you always.

Posted by:sherri b quinn powers tripp
Date:Friday, October 1, 2010 8:41 AM UTC
Relationship:neice
From:whitefish montana
Comments:This is my uncle. My last contact with his son was in 1989.Because he is gone, we have missed years of this side of my family.Thank you for this site and for remembering my uncle that Inever got the chance to meet. Thank you for not forgetting him. I sincerely hope that others remember more of our fallen servicepersons and keep them alive in our hearts and minds.

Posted by:Kevin C Brookshire
Date:Thursday, November 24, 2011 11:50 PM UTC
Relationship:Nephew
From:Chugiak Alaska
Comments:I was very young when uncle George died, I remember it well as we rarely had contact with the family and have lost touch since. Thanks for remembering our lost and fallen.

Posted by:Sydney Bivert
Date:Thursday, May 7, 2015 7:57 AM UTC
Relationship:Granddaughter
From:Sacramento
Comments:I am looking for more information from this side of my family. My father was born 1 month after George died and we have not had contact with that side of the family since. Any contact would be great.
Thanks

 

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