Date of Birth: 01/27/1946
Neighborhood: North Philadelphia
High School: Murrell Dobbins Vocational High School
Street: N. 21st Street
Branch of Service: Army
Date of Casualty: 10/08/1966
Province of Casualty:
Philadelphia Memorial Panel: Panel 10
Panel Row: 18
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The 27-year-old staff sergeant joined the Army in 1962 and served in Korea before being assigned to Company C of the 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry, 25th Infantry Division, in Vietnam in October 1965. His military jobs included clerk, assistant platoon sergeant, squad leader and fire team leader. He had attended Murrell Dobbins Vocational High School and worked for a dress manufacturer before beginning his military career. Garland died on Oct. 8, 1966. He was survived by his parents, six brothers and a sister.