Henry Thomas LunaPrivate First Class
A CO, 2ND BN, 7TH CAV RGT, 1 CAV DIV
Army of the United States
16 July 1940 - 17 November 1965
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I love you Daddy. Forever your little girl, Katherine.
The proud daughter of PFC Henry T. Luna.
12 Nov 2004
A letter my 6 year old son Quentin wrote for his Grampa Luna and left at the Vietnam Memorial Moving wall in San Jacinto, California.
I have just found and read the memorial to your father, Henry Luna.
Henry and I often talked when we were enroute to Viet Nam on the ship the General Maurice Rose. I remember as we crossed the Pacific Ocean, Henry and I would often lean against the rail of the ship, watching the ocean go by. At night we played a little game. One of us would think of something, an orange, or the moon, or a shoe, anything, and the other would have to think of a song with that thing in it, real or faked, then sing it. We had a laughing good time many nights doing that, under the stars, and guys around us would laugh too. Henry was a very good natured guy and most importantly to me, a good friend. I am glad that he let me share some of his time here on earth with him.
My love and thoughts go out to you both.
Brian D Ripley
Dear Henry, I think you are my late cousin or so because you lived in California and that is where my family came from. My last name is also Luna and I've read "We Were Soldiers" about the Landing Zones with the helicopters and and stuff.
Sincerely from the great-grandkid of Antoino Luna,
died in the fighting in the
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With all respect
Jim Schueckler, former CW2, US Army
Ken Davis, Commander, United States Navy (Ret)
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