ASIA: Afghanistan


 

Alexander Gillespie, served in Afghanistan 1878-1880 Second Afghan War. 2nd Battalion Seaforth Highlanders, Regiment No 2776. UK Military Campaign Medal

Randy  Joe Gillespie, birth abt 1963, Home town Coaldale, Colorado, USA.   Air Force, Occupation Fuels Craftsman, Unit 56th Logistics Readiness Aquadron, Luke AFB, AZ. Death July 9, 2007 Herat, Afghanistan, age 44, hostile fire. OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM.


Source: Ancestry.com

Record Count: 2

Note: I travelled  overland September 1968 through Afghanistan from Iran from  the Caspian Sea across the  Afghan border driving on a modern highway to Herat, with stops in Kandahar, then Kabul, before moving through the mountainous  Khyber Pass to  Pakistan en route India, having driven overland with others from London, England/Zaventem, Belgium OM headquarters. To Bombay, India for my first year in Asia . 

 

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