Series: Webster Parish Vietnam Veterans Killed in Action

LCpl George Allen Branch

As we approach our first Armed Forces Day Celebration at the Minden Civic Center on May 20, 2023, we need to take a moment to remember the 14 brave young military personal that gave their lives during the Vietnam War.

First in alphabetical order is Lance Corporal George Allen Branch from Minden.  He was born 26 September 1947, to Norman L Branch and Cloteal Jones Branch.  He was single at the time of his death and a Protestant.  He was a member of the United States Marine Corps and was a rifleman.  He will Killed in Action on 18 August 1968 in the Quang Nam, Republic of Vietnam (South Vietnam) by small arms fire.

His body was recovered and returned for burial at the Gardens of Memory Cemetery in Minden, Louisiana.  His name can be found on Panel 48W Line 038 on the Vietnam Memorial.  He was awarded the Purple Heart. 

He will be honored at our Armed Forced Day Celebration.  Please remember his sacrifice and the freedom he gave us.

(Information taken from Find a Grave)

Cindy Madden

Regent – Dorcheat-Bistineau Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution

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