SP4 Gary Preston Neiman (KIA)





PERSONAL DATA
Home of Record: York, PA
Date of birth: 01/08/1951

MILITARY DATA
Service: Army of the United States
Grade at loss: E4
Rank: Specialist Four
ID No: 11731692
MOS: 11B20: Infantryman
Length Service: 01
Unit: HHC, 2ND BN, 501ST INFANTRY, 101ST ABN DIV, USARV

CASUALTY DATA
Start Tour: 04/06/1969
Incident Date: 04/23/1969
Casualty Date: 04/23/1969
Age at Loss: 18
Location: Thua Thien, South Vietnam
Remains: Body recovered
Casualty Type: Hostile, died outright
Casualty Reason: Ground casualty
Casualty Detail: Gun or small arms fire


Gary is honored on Panel 26W - Line 34 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial



Gary succumbed to small arms fire 17 days after arriving in-country, still only a teenager. Gary was survived by his parents, Charles F. and Ardella F. (Jacobs) Neiman, two sisters, Ardella L. and Dorothy J., and three brothers, Edgar J., William G., and Charles F. Neiman.



Burial:
Mount Rose Cemetery
York
York County
Pennsylvania, USA


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