Military Times
Honor The Fallen
Honoring those who fought and died in Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation New Dawn
Search Our Database


Bookmark and Share

Marine Lance Cpl. Larry L. Wells

Died August 6, 2004 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom

22, of Mount Hermon, La.; assigned to Battalion Landing Team 1/4 (1st Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment), 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.; killed Aug. 6 by enemy action in Najaf province, Iraq.

Louisiana Marine killed in Iraq

Associated Press

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. — A Marine from Louisiana was killed this week fighting in Iraq’s Najaf province, the Marine Corps said on Saturday.

Lance Cpl. Larry L. Wells, 22, of Mt. Hermon, La., died on Thursday, officials said.

Wells was a rifleman assigned to the 1st Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, I Marine Expeditionary Force, based at Camp Pendleton, Calif.

He joined the Marine Corps in June 2002. He was killed during his second deployment to Iraq.

“I’m proud of my brother for everything he’s done,” his brother, Chad Wells, told WWL-TV of New Orleans.

Joni Fanguy, his mother, called him a “well-rounded man.”

View By Year & Month

2002   2001

Military Times
© 2018 Sightline Media Group
Not A U.S. Government Publication