Remembering the Life and Memory of...
Birth: Sep. 13, 1980
Eatontown, Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA
Death: Nov. 4, 2005
United States Army soldier killed supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. A platoon leader of the 26th Forward Support Battalion, 2nd Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division; he was killed in Baghdad along with SPC Dustin Allan Yancey during a scouting mission in Baghdad. A 1998 graduate from Monmouth Regional High School in Tinton Falls New Jersey, he was a star athlete and scholar. Graduated with a degree in mechanical engineering from West Point in 2002, the first graduating class following the September 11, 2001.
Arlington National Cemetery
Plot: Section 60 Site 8151
iN MEMORY OF JAMES GURBISZ
CAPTAIN US ARMY
SEPTEMBER 13 1980
NOVEMBER 4 2005
DIED IN THE CAUSE OF FREEDOM
THE BRONZE STAR AND PURPLE HEART
GRADUATE OF THE WEST POINT MILITARY
ACADEMY CLASS OF 2002
HE EPITOMIZED THE ACADEMY MOTTO
DUTY HONOR COUNTRY
AND WHEN OUR WORK IS DONE. OUR COURSE ON
EARTH IS RUN. MAY IT BE SAID "WELL DONE BE
THOU AT PEACE"
WEST POINT ALMA MATER