Feb 082012

George Michael Price

Birth: Sep. 29, 1947 Charlotte, Mecklenburg Co., NC

Death: Oct. 29, 1968 Quang Nam Province, Vietnam.

USMC PFC George Michael Price native of Charlotte, NC was 21 years old and was married. It was reported that George died from enemy mortar fire during Operation Garrard Bay, north of Dien Ban. His body was recovered. He was the husband of Mrs. Joan D. Price of Kannapolis, NC.

He served with Foxtrot Company, 2nd Battalion, 26th Marines, 1st Marine Division, 3rd MAF. He was awarded The Combat Action Ribbon (CAR), The Purple Heart Medal for his combat related wounds, The Vietnam Service Medal, The Republic of Vietnam Campaign Service Medal, The National Defense Service Medal and the Good Conduct Medal.

Burial: Sharon Memorial Park Charlotte, Mecklenburg Co., NC.

(Source: Posted with permission of Tom & Jim Reece, #46857744; finding NC Vietnam KIA/MIA’s gravesites; Reconfigured and submitted by: Ron Yates)

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