Class of 1967
Earl Wayne Harris
|Earl Wayne Harris was the second child and son of Voyze Gabriel and Audrey Owens Harris. He was born June 29, 1949. Earl enlisted in the U.S.Marine Corps, on July 12, 1967, following graduation from Grove High School. He arrived in Vietnam in December 1967, serving with Echo Company, 2nd Bn. 26th Marines. Earl suffered fatal injuries to the head during a mortar attack on Hill 861-A on February 26, 1968, and died two days later in a hospital. His parents were notified April 1, 1968. He was buried April 8, 1968.|
THANKS to Bill
Harris, uncle of Earl for securing this information and
Howard Welch ('52) for providing to the Grove site.
HONORED BY THE FOLLOWING ENTRY ON THE VIETNAM WAR MEMORIAL
WASHINGTON , D. C.
PHOTO OF MEMORIAL ENGRAVING PROVIDED BY
Howard Welch ('52)
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