Veterans' Memorial Project

Gary Don Shields

Mattoon, IL

Vietnam War

College: Engineering

Graduation Year: Attended 1960-1963

Service Branch: Marines

Rank: First Lieutenant

Date of Birth: 02/11/1942

Date of Death: 01/11/1967

Affiliations: Varsity Football/Theta Chi

Lt. Shields died in a helicopter accident off the coast of Chu Lai, South Vietnam. He was the co-pilot.

– taken from Alumni Association archives

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