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John Gary Morris Collection (1681) Finding Aid

Item Number: 16810000000
 Collection

Scope and Contents

Printed copy of a photograph of John Gary Morris in his Marine Corps uniform at the age of 26 at Camp Lejeune.

Dates

  • 15 November 2005

Biographical / Historical

John Gary Morris was born in 1942 in Houston, Texas and attended the University of Dallas before graduating from North Texas University in 1965. He then enlisted in the Marine Corps and attended both Boot Camp and Officer Basic School in Quantico, Virginia. Morris served at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, Camp Pendleton, California and Iwakuni, Japan, before arriving in Vietnam in 1967. While in Vietnam, he served for 13 months as a squad commander in counter-insurgency operations near 'Happy Valley' outside of Da Nang, and was promoted to the rank of Captain. After returning to the United States, Morris served in the United States Marine Corps Reserve, retiring in 1999 with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. He remains active with veterans' organizations and is also an artist.
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Finding Aid
Length (Linear Feet)
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Pages
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Location(s)
Individual Collections-M
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Oral History

OH0439 Interview with John Gary Morris

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Inventory

  • Box N/A
  • Printed Copy of John Gary Morris in his Marine Corps uniform at the age of 26 at Camp Lejeune
1
Oral History

OH0439 Interview with John Gary Morris

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Pub Credit Line
16810000000, John Gary Morris Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 15 Nov 2005 [Updated: 02 Oct 2019]