Garland Claude Bobbitt was born in Goodland, Indiana
He was married to Eula Jean Taylor and died at the age of 31 in Quang Nam, South Vietnam
Cause of Death: Hostile, Ground Casualty, Gun, Small Arms Fire
Length of Service: 12 Years
3rd Engineering Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, III MAF
Buried in Knoxville National Cemetery on March 25, 1966 (Section B, Plot 7055)
In the dark morning hours of St. Patrick’s Day 1966, Garland C. Bobbitt was one of three brave young Marines who gave their lives defending an outpost on Hill 55 in Quang Nam Province.