Rolf, Gerald R., PFC

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Last Rank
Private First Class
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
11B10-Infantryman
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1966-1966, 11B10, B Company, 1st Battalion, 5th Infantry
Service Years
1965 - 1966

Private First Class



One Overseas Service Bar


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Home State
Kentucky
Kentucky
Year of Birth
1947
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Dayton
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Jun 28, 1966
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Vietnam, South (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Saint Stephens Cemetery - Fort Thomas, Kentucky
Wall/Plot Coordinates
08E 105

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  Tributes from Others: Aug 29, 2015  
   

Garnet Jenkins
garijen@bresnan.net
Grand Junction Co
~ With Profound Gratitude ~

In Remembrance of this Brave Young Soldier and with Profound Gratitude for his Courage, Service and Dedication to our Country and for Freedom. Rest in Peace, Pfc Gerald R Rolf and know that you will NEVER BE FORGOTTEN. I am the sister of Sgt David Dickinson, another young hero, who made the Supreme Sacrifice in Vietnam in 1967..... ~LOOK AGAIN, O HEART OF MINE, AND SEE WHAT PASSES BY!.....A CRYING OF REMEMBERED NAMES.....OF DEEDS THAT SHALL NOT DIE. ~Excerpt from 'Memorial Day' by Theodosia Pickering Garrison 1874~1944
Nov 3, 2009
Malcolm Kirby
mlkdrk@earthlink.net
USAF Veteran -191st photo recon.
Vietnam Veterans of America - Chapter 785
Rest in Peace, my Brother. You will not be forgotten...
Nov 3, 2008
manny g
Fellow Veteran 69-70 An Khe
Fellow Veteran 69-70 An Khe
“You are Remembered”
Peace and condolence, to the family and friends. "He which hath no stomach to this fight let him depart. But we in it shall be remembered. We few, we happy few, we band of brothers!! For he today, that sheds his blood with me, shall always be my brother.” Rest in peace brave soldier, you have not been forgotten. (W.Shakespeare) May God Bless You for your Sacrifice!!!
Jun 28, 2007
Butch Petit
1st Bn 5th Inf. Reg. 25th ID
Class of 1966 Cu Chi Vietnam
http://www.1-5th-m-25th-inf-1966.com

Monday, July 03, 2006
Grateful American
Wilmington, DE USA
Rest in peace, brave soldier. You are not forgotten.
Monday, June 28, 2004
Denis McDonough
Denis1146@aol.com
Fellow Bobcat 1/5 Mech

Gerald, I just wanted you to know, you are not forgotten. You are loved and missed. My prayers to you and your family. If anyone knows this brave soldier who gave the ultimate sacrifice. Would you please contact Randy@Bobcat.WS so we can honor Gerald by having his picture placed on his former unit the 1/5 Mech website memorial page and on the Wall.
Friday, September 24, 2004
Denis McDonough
Denis1146@aol.com
The photo was courtesy of Bobcat.ws web site. The caption below will explain the photo B Co 2nd Platoon. PFCs Rolf (KIA 28 June '66), Gill (KIA 21 July '66) and Gilch (21 July also) Rolf (left) was a Tunnel Rat in B Company 2nd Platoon. He was killed while running a large Tunnel Complex on June 28th, 1966.
Friday, September 24, 2004
ANONYMOUS AND GRATEFUL
HOW CAN IT BE THAT SOMEONE SO YOUNG CAN GIVE THEIR LIFE FOR OUR COUNTRY AND SO FEW ACKNOWLEDGE YOUR SACRIFICE. SOME OF US CARE. THANK YOU SEEMS SO INADEQUATE BUT IT'S ALL I HAVE.
Tuesday, October 18, 2005
We Remember
Gerald is buried at Saint Stephens Cemetery, Fort Thomas, Campbell County,KY
Posted by: Robert Sage
Email: rsage@austin.rr.com

Saturday, September 17, 2011
Thank You
Thanks for giving your life for me. I am very lucky to have freedom and to be alive. Even though you were from Cincinnati, I still remember you as a great person
Posted by: David
Relationship:
Monday, April 23, 2007
We will never forget you
Gerald, We walked a lot of the same ground and ran the same Tunnels while in Bravo Co 1st BN 5th Infantry Regiment 25th Division Cu Chi till that Bad day when we lost you in that Tunnel System.
Airborne,
Norman "Butch" Petit

http://www.1-5th-m-25th-inf-1966.com
Posted by: Norman
Email: nam66tunnelrat25th@charter.net
Relationship: Tunnel Rats in B Company 1/5th
Tuesday, May 3, 2005
Thank You Soldier
As a fellow Buckeye, I say "THANK YOU"

As a Veteran, I say "JOB WELL DONE, SOLDIER"

As an American, "YOUR DEATH WAS NOT IN VAIN"

And as a Believer, "YOUR SPIRIT IS ALIVE--AND STRONG"

Again, thank you Soldier, for your courageous and valiant service, faithful contribution, and most holy sacrifice, given to this great country of ours!

REST IN ETERNAL PEACE MY FRIEND
Posted by: Donald Lytle

Relationship: Radioman,USN-Ret
Sunday, January 19, 2003
Still missing you after 35 years
Brother we may have fought like cats and dogs but even after 35 years I still miss you I visit with you every Sunday. Love you always Sis
Posted by: Leeann Sams-Oder
Email deders45@hotmail.com
Relationship: He is my brother
Monday, February 12, 2001

   
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IN Olsen, David O, SGT 548
   
Last Updated:
Aug 29, 2015
   
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