Veterans' Memorial Project

Michael Paul Finley

Big Rock, IL

Vietnam War

College: Liberal Arts & Sciences

Graduation Year: Attended 1964-1965

Service Branch: Marines

Rank: Lance Corporal

Date of Birth: 10/08/1946

Date of Death: 05/08/1967

Tau Kappa Epsilon

Lt. Finley was killed in Quang Tri, South Vietnam. He was a grenadier with Company A, 1st Battalion, 4th Marines. He died while administering medical treatment to his fellow Marines during a firefight. He was awarded the Navy Cross and Purple Heart.

-submitted by William Bruns, TKE fraternity brother

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