Fallen Heroes of Operation Iraqi Freedom

Remembering the servicemembers who died in the service of their country.

Army Sgt. Charles C. Gillican III

35, of Brunswick, Georgia.
Gillican died at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, from injuries sustained in a military vehicle accident. Gillican was assigned to the Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 118th Field Artillery Regiment, 48th Infantry Brigade, Brunswick, Georgia. Died on May 14, 2005.

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"I just found this site. I was there the day Charles died. We only had a few days together before he passed. Sending my continued prayers to his family. God Bless"
Rick Teague of Darlington, Indiana

"To the family of:Charles C. Gillican lll
I am so sorry for the loss of your love one. My heart cries out for you in your grief and you have my thoughts and prayers. He died a hero defending freedom. May you have the peace and understanding that only comes from God. Prayerfully we will all meet in Heaven one day where we will rest in the arms of Jesus. If you need prayer or need someone to talk to, please call or write my pastor: Rev. John Pearrell 11677 Brown Bridge Rd., Covington, GA 30016. (770)787-1015.
Your friend in Jesus Christ, Polly Ballew Covington,Ga""

"TO:SGT;Gillican,and Family.Its been 7 years,and not a day goes by without the memories although you are gone you will never be forgotten brother!and god bless the gillicans!"
SPC.Johnson of jesup,Georgia U.S.

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"January 17, 2009
To the family of Sgt. Charles C. Gillican, III:
Charles gave the ultimate sacrifice and will be held in the hearts of Americans forever. I cannot and will not let our fallen heroes be forgotten. My deepest sympathy to you. "Some gave all."
Peggy Childers
"Don't Let The Memory Of Them Drift Away"
Peggy Childers of Carson City, NV

"Dear family of Charles Gillican,
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Leah Hopkins Henry of Atlanta, GA

"May God bless this family as he has ours. We lost our youngest son on April 2004 in Iraq, now my husband prepares to deploy with the 48th in a couple of weeks. Rest my son, others will carry on for you."
Jan Johnson of Lyerly, Ga.

"Sergeant Gillican, goodbye soldier and thank you. You are my hero."
Bill of Houston, Texas

"I have been down to Brunswick, Georgia on business 5 times this year and I am always amazed at the spirit of the wonderful people who live there. May the memory of Charles Gillican be special forever and may the people of the United States always remember with happy thoughts those men and women who have left us after fighting for peoples freedom."
Gary Rosenthal of Olney, Maryland

"Death leaves a heartache no one can heal; Love leaves a memory no one can steal. We are deeply sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
From the family of LCpl Branden P. Ramey, KIA 11/8/04"
Sandy of Madera, CA

"We are deeply sorry for your loss. America will forever honor your Hero.
The Courage, Honor, and Valor that your Hero showed will always be remembered.
We are grateful for the sacrifice that was made and we will NEVER FORGET.
God Bless your family and please know that you are not alone.
All of our prayers are with you."
Jennifer and SSGT Larry Mays and family of Massillon, Ohio

"Charles my prays are with you and your family. Thank you for protecting us against TERRORISM. An to be so caring to others in the world. You have touched the hearts of so many. Those in Kuwait< Iraq and here at home. An you have not given your life in vain. We understand your lost then most. We lost our son. An without you and others. Many American wouldn't be enjoying much as we all do. For blessed men like you that protect out freedom and liberty. I will always keep you in my heart and prays."

Please KNOW so many people share your sadness, and we are remembering your family in your loss and your deep grief. Your HERO, Charles will be remembered by name. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. God Bless you ALWAYS. Pat & Sandi Breckenridge from Montana "

"Thank you Charles Gillican III, you will not be forgotten. Your bravery goes beyond words. I want to express my deepest gratitude for your sacrifice. To the family and friends, my prayers and deep condolences in your loss. May God strengthen you from knowing that fellow Americans and people around the world care about you and grieve with you in your loss. God bless you all. A very appreciative fellow American,"
Leo Titus of Grayslake, Illinios

"To the family and friends of Sgt. Charles Gillican III:
May God's grace be with you during your time of grief. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you and we feel your loss and share in your sorrow. Bless Charles for the sacrifice he has made to make a better life for the rest of us."
The Ford Family of Wells, Nevada

"To the family and friends of Sgt. Charles Gillican III:
I am saddened by the loss of your loved one. He will always be remembered as a hero for fighting for freedom. I hope that this website will be a source of comfort and encouragement for you during this difficult time, and in the future as you recall the memories of Charles, who continues to live on in your heart."
Tim Rivera of Powder Springs, Georgia

Honor them by remembering... Freedom - is their gift to us But his soul goes marching on