Daniel P. Gallagher

Date of Birth: 08/12/1948
Neighborhood: South Philadelphia
High School: Olney High School
Street: S. 8th Street
Branch of Service: Marine Corps
Rank: LCPL
Date of Casualty: 01/21/1969
Province of Casualty: Quang Nam
Philadelphia Memorial Panel: Panel 10
Panel Row: 12

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Gallagher attended Pennsylvania State University after graduating from Olney High School in 1963, and worked as a short-order cook for the Horn & Hardart's chain. He enlisted in the Marine Corps in November 1967 and married a month later. The 20-year-old lance corporal, a rifleman. was sent to Vietnam in June 1968 and assigned to Company K of the 3rd Battalion, 1st Marines, 1st Marine Division. He died Jan. 21, 1969, in Quang Nam Province. Gallagher was survived by his wife, parents, three brothers and several sisters

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