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Name: Gregory Mark Ross
Panel/Line: 55W/9
Force: Army
Company: B
Rank: Sergeant / Specialist Five
Pay Grade: E5
CAACF: 51830208
Home of Record: Youngstown, OH
Birth Date: June 30, 1947
Race: Caucasian
Gender: M
Religion: Methodist
Married: N
Death Date: June 20, 1968
Cause of Death: ground casualty drowned or suffocated non-hostile; while missing
Died in Gia Dinh at age 20
The body was recovered.
Gregory Mark Ross

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Comment[Jacinto R. Raquel]

The children alerted us that they saw Greg's body caught between some pylons and a boat. I borrowed a sampan and paddled out to the side of the boat, jumped in the river and retrieved Greg's body. I floated his body along side of the boat until I reached the other side of the river where our company was positioned. We notified HQ that we had retrived Greg's body and the company sent a burial detail to retrieve him. Greg was thrilled to have survied the May Offensive. He talked about returning to Youngstown, thinking he had survived the worst of the battles only to tragically drown. Greg was a fine soldier and a good humored individual. He was happy to have received his sargent stripes and was proud to be a non com. I am proud to say I served with Greg, he was a brother that will remain in my memories forever.